• Ethyl Acetate

  • Ethyl Acetate is an ester of Ethanol and Acetic Acid, (systematically Ethyl Ethanoate, commonly abbreviated EtoAc or EA) an organic compound having formula CH3COOCH2CH3. This colourless solvent has a characteristic sweet / fruity smell.

     

    Application :

     

    Ethyl Acetate is used in a variety of coating formulations such as epoxies, urethanes, cellulosics, acrylics and vinyls. Applications for these coatings are numerous including wood furniture and fixtures, agricultural, construction and mining equipment, auto refinishing, and maintenance and marine uses.

     

     

    Ethyl Acetate has applications as a solvent in inks for flexographic and rotogravure printing. It is used as an extraction solvent in the production of pharmaceuticals and food, and as a carrier solvent for herbicides. High purity product can be used as a viscosity reducer for resins used in photoresist formulations in the electronics industry.

     

     

     

    Product Specifications:

    Specifications

    Limits

    Ethylacetate, % w/w, min.

    99.00

    Acidity (as CH3OOH), % w/w max.

    00.01

    Moisture, % w/w max.

    00.10

    Relative density, at 27 / 27 oC

    0.894 - 0.898

    Residue on evaporation, % w/w max.

    00.01

    Distillation range Initial Boiling Point, oC Dry Point, oC

    76.00/78.5

     

     

    Application

    As a flavoring agent in pharmaceuticals; artificial fruit essences; solvent for nitrocellulose, varnishes lacquers and aero plane dopes; in the manufacture of smokeless powder, artificial silk, perfumes, as cleaning agent for textile etc.

    Packaging

    Packed in tightly closed container, made out of SS Sheets. The container shall be cleaned, dry and leak proof. Store in cool place.