methyl acetate


acetic acid methyl ester, methyl acetate, methyl acetic ester, methyl acetic ether, methyl ethanoate
In russian:метилацетат, метиловый эфир уксусной кислоты
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CAS:[79-20-9]
Formula:C3H6O2; 74.08 g/mol
InChiKey:KXKVLQRXCPHEJC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES:O=C(OC)C
Molecular structure of methyl acetate
Use:extractant for fats and oils; flavoring extracts, lacquers, leather dyes, nitrocellulose, plastics, perfumes, Vinyl and Vinylite resins, and varnishes; purification of penicillin; removal of surgical adhesive tape; synthetic arrack, rum, and whiskey flavors for alcoholic beverages; synthetic leather; synthetic raspberry essences; thinners
Density:0.927 g/mL
Molar volume:79.9 mL/mol
Refractive index:1.362
Molecular refractive power:17.72 mL/mol
Dielectric constant:6.70
Dipole moment:1.69 D
Melting point:-98 °C
Boiling point:57 °C
Vapour pressure:171 Torr
Antoine equation
P(Torr) vs T(°C)
Vapour pressure vs temperature
Surface tension:24.00 dyn/cm
Viscosity:0.37 cP
Critical temperature:234 °C
Critical pressure:45.4 atm
Critical volume:228.00 ml/mol
Evaporation rate (ether):2.1
Evaporation rate (butyl acetate):9.5
Solubility in water:25 % w/w
Solubility of water:8 % w/w
Log10 partition water / activated carbon:1.85
Log10 partition octanol / water:0.18
Solvent strength (ε0, silica):0.46
Solvent strength (ε0, alumina):0.60
Dimroth ET:40.0
Hildebrant solubility parameter (δ):9.6
Hansen solubility parameter:δd: 7.6 (cal/ml)^0.5   δp: 3.5 (cal/ml)^0.5   δh: 3.7 (cal/ml)^0.5
Specific heat capacity:37.0 cal/molK

Isomers

(S)-(-)-glycidol
Molecular structure of (S)-(-)-glycidol
1,3-dioxolane
Molecular structure of 1,3-dioxolane
3-oxetanol
Molecular structure of 3-oxetanol
ethyl formate
Molecular structure of ethyl formate
glycidol
Molecular structure of glycidol
hydroxyacetone
Molecular structure of hydroxyacetone
methyl acetate
Molecular structure of methyl acetate
propanoic acid
Molecular structure of propanoic acid