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

Specification Value/Information
Formula C2H4O2
CAS no. 107-31-3
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV 3.5
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV ZR
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV ZR
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar) 0.401
Molecular Weight, g/mole 60.0
Melting point, °C -100
Boiling point, °C 31.7
Flash point, °C -18.9
Lower Explosive Limit, % 4.5
Specification Value/Information
Density, g.cm⁻³ 0.98
Ionisation Energy, eV 10.82
EH40 TWA, ppm 100
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³ 250
EH40 STEL, ppm 150
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³ 374
NIOSH ST, ppm 150
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm 100
NIOSH ST, mg.m⁻³ 375
NIOSH TWA REL, mg.m⁻³ 350
NIOSH IDLH, ppm 4500

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