Ethyl acetate is a non-polar solvent and organic ester compound. Ethyl acetate is mainly produced in the industry by the Fischer esterification reaction of ethanol and acetic acid. This mixture is about 65% converted to ester at room temperature.
|Molecular mass||88.1 g /mol|
|Melting point||-83.3 °C|
|Boiling point||77.1 °C|
|Appearance||clear and colorless liquid|
- Printing, pharmaceutical, perfume industries
- Wood and agriculture industry
- Food industry
- Adhesive industry
This chemical is available in 200 liter drums.
- Acetic acid ethyl ester
- Acetic ether
- Acetic ester
- Ethyl ethanoate