Acetic acid ethyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C4H8O2
Molecular Weight: 88.11
Odor: fruity aroma, brandy wine-like.
Solubility: soluble in water; 25℃, 80g/L. soluble in ethanol.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 5620mg/Kg; mouse oral LD50: 4100mg/Kg.
Human toxicity: human inhalation TCLo: 400ppm.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, antibacterial, preservative abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as solvent. eg: resins, paints.
Cleansing agent, paint remover in industrial cleaning.
Use as perfume.
Solvent, perfume in personal care products.
Use as wood preservatives.