Methyl acetate 99.5% AR [79-20-9] Methyl acetate is used as a solvent for varnishes, resins, oils and nitrocellulose; paint removers; as a flavoring; and in the production of artificial leather. Solvent for nitrocellulose, cellulose acetate and many resins and oils; artificial leather production.
Boiling point: 56 – 58 ° C (1013 hPa)
Density: 0.93 g / cm3 (20 ° C)
Explosive limits: 3.1 – 16% (V)
Flash point: -13 ° C
Auto-ignition temperature: 455 ° C
Melting point: -98 ° C
Vapor pressure: 217 hPa (20 ° C)
Density (d 20 ° C / 4 ° C): 0.932 – 0.934
Solubility: 250 g / l
Labeling of hazardous chemicals and mixtures that are part of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The pictograms recommended by GHS have the shape of a square set on the top. They should contain a black symbol on a white background with a red border.
Priority rules to be observed in connection with the labeling of a substance:
– the skull and crossbones, the exclamation mark pictogram should not be added.
– corrosive effect, the exclamation mark pictogram should not be added if it concerns eye or skin irritation.
– health hazard determining respiratory sensitization, the exclamation mark pictogram should not be added if it concerns skin sensitization or irritation to eyes or skin.
Source: GHS pictograms