Methyl formate

methyl ester of formic acid, methyl methanoate

How to detect Methyl formate

Formula: C2H4O2 | CAS: 107-31-3

Synonyms: methyl ester of formic acid, methyl methanoate

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaC2H4O2
CAS no.107-31-3
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV3.5
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eVZR
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eVZR
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.401
Molecular Weight, g/mole60.0
Melting point, °C-100
Boiling point, °C31.7
Flash point, °C-18.9
Lower Explosive Limit, %4.5
SpecificationValue/Information
Density, g.cm⁻³0.98
Ionisation Energy, eV10.82
EH40 TWA, ppm100
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³250
EH40 STEL, ppm150
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³374
NIOSH ST, ppm150
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm100
NIOSH ST, mg.m⁻³375
NIOSH TWA REL, mg.m⁻³350
NIOSH IDLH, ppm4500

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