800891 Ethyl formate

Ethyl formate


Product Range

Product Number



8008912500 Glass bottle 2.5 l
8008911000 Glass bottle 1 l
8008910100 Glass bottle 100 ml

Product Information

Product Summary

Synonyms Formic acid ethyl ester
CAS number 109-94-4
EC index number 607-015-00-7
EC number 203-721-0
Hill Formula C₃H₆O₂
Chemical formula HCOOC₂H₅
Molar mass 74.08 g/mol
RTECS LQ8400000

GHS Labeling (according to EU REGULATION (EC) No 1272/2008 (CLP))

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Hazard Statement H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H332: Harmful if inhaled.
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statement P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P271: Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

Handling & Storage Information

Storage Temperature Store below +30°C.
Storage class 3 Flammable liquids
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering

Physicochemical Information

Melting point -81 - -79 °C
Density 0.92 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value 4.1 (5 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
Boiling point 54 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 256 hPa (20 °C)
Flash point -20 °C


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