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Ethyl acetate

 78.63 2,824.44 /pc.

  • Formula: C4H8O2
  • Cas: 141-78-6
  • EC: 205-500-4
  • UN: UN 1173

Ethyl acetate is an organic solvent of the ester group (acetic ester).
***The price for 1000 liters does not include the cost of the container (possibility of renting or purchasing)

 78.63 /pc.
 599.68 /pc.
 2,824.44 /pc.

Ethyl acetate


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Ethyl acetate

Ethyl acetate is a compound of organic origin, the ethyl ester of acetic acid. It is a colorless liquid with a strong odor and a sweetish taste. The smell is very unusual: it reminds both something fruity and acetone at the same time. There are no mechanical impurities in the composition.
Synonyms: acetic ester, acetic ethyl ester, ethanoic acid ethyl ester. In the food industry, it is used under the name “additive E1504”.

Properties of ethyl acetate.

The composition is highly soluble in water, miscible with diethyl ether, ethyl, methyl, benzene and other organic solvents. And the acetic ester itself dissolves cellulose ethers, oil varnishes, waxes and fats well. The substance has a density of 0.902 g/cm3. Boiling point – 77 °C, melting point – 83 °C.

Ethyl Acetate : Specification and Application

Ethyl acetate is used in:

  • in the production of cellulose, paints, adhesives, artificial leather – as a solvent;
  • pharmaceutics – for the manufacture of various drugs;
  • in the production of thin-sheet aluminum and foil from this alloy – it is used as a degreaser;
  • electronics – to remove grease and dirt from printed circuit boards and other surfaces;
  • food industry – production of beverages (softens the taste and smell of alcohol), confectionery, fruit essences, extraction of caffeine from coffee;
  • entomology – in insect treatments;
  • in the production of explosives – helps to give explosives the desired structure;
  • as a raw material for cosmetology – in nail polish removers.

It is also possible to use ethyl acetate not in production, but in everyday life. It is used to clean surfaces from grease and dirt.

Ethyl acetate – where to buy?

You can buy Ethyl acetate from our company ChemLV: order online or pick it up at our warehouse using a payment method convenient for you. The price will depend on the volume.


Signal word – Danger

Stickers (Pictogram) – GHS02, GHS07

Hazard statements –

H225 – Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H319 – Causes serious eye irritation.
H336 – May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
EUH066 – Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking

Precautionary statements –

P210 – Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other sources of ignition. No smoking
P240 – Ground and bond container and receiving equipment
P261 – Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapour/spray.
P280 – Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye/face protection
P305 + P351 + P338 – IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if you have them and this is easy to do. Continue rinsing

UN number – UN 1173

Hazard Class – 3

Packing Group – II

Additional information

Weight1 kg

25 L canister (22.5 kg), 5 L canister (4.5 kg), Barrel 200 l (180 kg), Canister 10 l (9 kg), Eurocube 1000 l (900 kg)

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UN 1173

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GHS02, GHS07

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