Berryman Chemical Ethyl Acetate

Berryman Chemical Ethyl Acetate is a versatile and effective low-boiling, fast-evaporating solvent with a mild, pleasant odor, widely used in formulating printing inks, adhesives, and lacquers, offering benefits such as excellent activity for most coating resins, compatibility with organic solvents, and efficiency in cleaner blends for the removal of oils, grease, and soils.

Chemical Name: Ethyl Acetate

CAS Number: 141-78-6

Chemical Family: Esters

Synonyms: 1-Acetoxyethane, Acetic Acid Ethyl Ester, Acetic Ester, Acetic Ether, Acetidin, Acetoxyethane, Acetyl Ester, Ethyl Acetic Ester, Ethyl Ethanoate, EtOAc, Vinegar Naphtha

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Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Acidity (as Acetic Acid)max. 0.005wt%-
Assaymin. 99.8wt%-
Auto Ignition Temperature485°C-
Azeotropes (BP)70.4°C-
Azeotropes (Water)8.5wt%-
Blush Resistance (at 26.7°C, Relative Humidity)39%-
Boiling Point (at 760 mm Hg)75.5 - 78.5°C-
Colormax. 10-Pt-Co
Critical Pressure38.3ATM-
Critical Temperature250.1°C-
Critical Volume286ml/g·mol-
Dilution Ratio (Toluene)3.1--
Dilution Ratio (VMP Naphtha)1.1--
Electrical Resistance20Megohms-
Evaporation Rate (Ether = 1)3--
Evaporation Rate (n-butyl Acetate = 1)4.1--
Coefficient of Expansion (at 20°C)0.001341/°C-
Flash Point-4°CTag Closed Cup
Freeze Point-83°C-
Hansen Solubility Parameters (Hydrogen Bonding)3.5--
Hansen Solubility Parameters (Nonpolar)7.7--
Hansen Solubility Parameters (Polar)2.6--
Hansen Solubility Parameters (Total)8.8--
Heat of Combustion-492.6kcal/g·mol-
Heat of Vaporization7703cal/g·mol-
Liquid Heat Capacity (at 25°C)40.82cal/(g·mol)·°C-
Liquid Viscosity (at 25°C)0.5cPs-
Maximum Incremental Reactivity0.64--
Molecular Weight88.11--
Nitrocellulose SolubilityActive--
Refractive Index (at 20°C)1.3718--
Solubility (at 20°C, in Water)7.4wt%-
Solubility (at 20°C, Water in)3.3wt%-
Specific Gravity (at 20/20°C)0.9--
Surface Tension (at 20°C)23.9dynes/cm-
Threshold Limit Value (in 1998)400ppm-
Vapor Density (Air=1)3--
Vapor Pressure (at 20°C)86mmHg-
Vapor Pressure (at 55°C)45.9kPa-
Vapor Pressure (Wt/Vol at 20°C)0.9kg/L-

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