Ethyl Acetate

Ethyl Acetate

Applications: General solvent in coating, plastics, organic synthesis, smokeless powder, pharmaceuticals, synthetic fruit essneces. Used in paints as an activator or hardener. coffe beans, tea leaves are decaffeinated with this solvent. It is Ethyl Acetate is presnet in confectionery, perfumes; fruits. In perfumes it evaporates quichly, leaving but the scent of the perfume on the skin.

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Product description

Appearance: Colorless, fragrant liquid. Soluble in chloroform, alcohol & ether slightly soluble in water.

Product Information

Ethyl ether of acetic acid, technical grade

Brand : A

GOST: 8981-78

Emoirical Formula: CH3COO2H5

Physico-chemical properties

Quality performances
Standard requirements Actual Perfomances
Appearance Transparent liquid substance without mechanical impurities Corresponds
Chromaticity, units of Hasen, max. 5 Corresponds
Density at 20oC, g/cm3 0.898 – 0.900 0.900
Weight fraction of basic substance, %, min. 99.80 99.9
Weight fraction of acids in terms of acetic acid, %, max. 0.004 0.003
Weight fraction of fixed residue, %, max. 0.001 0.001
Temperature range of distillation at pressure 760 mm Hg: 95% (by volume) of product should be distilled off within temperature range, oC 75 – 78 77 – 78
Weight fraction of water, %, max 0.1 0.02
Relative volatility (by ethyl ether) 2-3 – 2.8


Packing: packaged in 180 kg metal drums.


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