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Ethyl acetate is used as a solvent in oil-based lacquers and enamels (especialy in polyurethane finishes) and in inks and adhesives. It is also used as a solvent in many chemical processes.


This colorless liquid has a characteristic sweet smell (similar to pear drops) and is used in glues or nail polish removers. Ethyl acetate is the ester of ethanol and acetic acid and is a common laboratory solvent



Minimum Assay: >99.7%
Molecular Formula: C4H8O2
Molecular Weight: 88.11 g/mol
Colour: < 10 APHA
Refractive Index: 1.3704-1.3744
Acidity (acetic Acid): <0.005%
Ethanol: <0.05%


Cas No: 141-78-6

Einecs No: 205-500-4


Ethyl acetate, Ethyl ethanoate, Ethyl ester, Acetic ester

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