Methyl acetate

methyl ester of acetic acid, methyl ethanoate, devoton, tereton

How to detect Methyl acetate

Formula: C3H6O2 | CAS: 79-20-9

Synonyms: methyl ester of acetic acid, methyl ethanoate, devoton, tereton

Methyl acetate is a widely used solvent, and an accelerant for biodegradation.

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaC3H6O2
CAS no.79-20-9
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV1.8
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV7
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eVZR
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.325
Molecular Weight, g/mole74.0
Melting point, °C98
Boiling point, °C57.5
Flash point, °C-16.1
Lower Explosive Limit, %3.1
Density, g.cm⁻³0.932
SpecificationValue/Information
Ionisation Energy, eV10.27
EH40 TWA, ppm200
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³616
EH40 STEL, ppm250
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³770
NIOSH ST, ppm250
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm200
NIOSH ST, mg.m⁻³760
NIOSH TWA REL, mg.m⁻³610
NIOSH IDLH, ppm3100
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm200
OSHA TWA PEL, mg.m⁻³610

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