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 RN:[79-20-9]
Formula:C3H6O2; 74.08 g/mol
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)½   δp: 3.5 (cal/mL)½   δh: 3.7 (cal/mL)½
Specific heat capacity:37.0 cal/molK


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