2-Methoxyethylacetat - 2-Methoxyethylacetat

Structural formula
Structural formula of 2-methoxyethyl acetate
General
Name 2-Methoxyethylacetat
other names
  • Methylglykolacetat
  • Ethylenglykolmonomethyletheracetat
  • 2-Methoxyethanolacetat
  • Glycol monomethyl ether acetate
  • EGMEA
  • 2-methoxyethyl acetate
  • 2-Methoxyethanolacetat
  • Methylcellosolveacetat
  • 1-Acetoxy-2-methoxy-ethan
Sum formula C 5 H 10 O 3
Brief description

colorless liquid with a fruity odor [1]

External identifiers / databases
CAS number 110-49-6
EC number 203-772-9
ECHA-InfoCard 100.003.431
PubChem 8054
Wikidata Q2415195
characteristics
Molar mass 118.13 g · mol −1
Physical state

liquid [1]

density

1,009 g·cm−3 (25 °C)[2]

Melting point

−70 °C[1]

boiling point

144 °C[1]

Vapor pressure

9,3 mbar (20 °C)[1]

solubility
  • miscible with water [1]
  • miscible with most organic solvents [3]
Refractive index

1,402 (20 °C)[2]

safety instructions
GHS hazardous substance labeling from Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 (CLP) , [4] possibly extended [1]
02 - Highly / extremely flammable 08 - Dangerous to health 07 - Warning

danger

H and P phrases H: 226​‐​302+312+332​‐​360FD
P: 201​‐​210​‐​302+352​‐​308+313 [1]
Authorization procedure under REACH

of particular concern : toxic for reproduction ( CMR ) [5]

MAK

Switzerland: 1 ml m −3 or 4.9 mg m −3 [6]

Toxicological data
As far as possible and customary, SI units are used. Unless otherwise noted, the data given apply to standard conditions . Refractive index: Na-D line , 20 ° C

2-Methoxyethyl acetate is a chemical compound from the group of substituted carboxylic acid esters .

Extraction and presentation

2-Methoxyethyl acetate can be obtained by esterifying methyl glycol with acetic acid. [3]

characteristics

2-Methoxyethyl acetate is a slightly volatile, flammable, colorless liquid with an ester-like odor that is miscible with water. It decomposes when heated, producing irritating vapors and gases. [1]

use

2-Methoxyethyl acetate is used as an industrial solvent for example for nitrocellulose , cellulose acetate , various types of rubber, resins, waxes, oils, lacquers and in textile printing. [3]

safety instructions

The vapors of 2-methoxyethyl acetate can form an explosive mixture with air ( flash point 47 ° C, ignition temperature 380 ° C). [1]

Individual evidence

  1. a b c d e f g h i j k l Entry on 2-methoxyethyl acetate in the GESTIS substance database of the IFA , accessed on January 9, 2019(JavaScript required) .
  2. a b Data sheet 2-Methoxyethyl acetate from Sigma-Aldrich , accessed on May 12, 2017 ( PDF ).
  3. a b c Entry on 2-methoxyethyl acetate in the Hazardous Substances Data Bank , accessed on January 22, 2015.
  4. Entry on 2-methoxyethyl acetate in the Classification and Labeling Inventory of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), accessed on August 1, 2016. Manufacturers or distributors can expand the harmonized classification and labeling .
  5. Entry in the SVHC list of the European Chemicals Agency , accessed on July 16, 2019.
  6. Swiss Accident Insurance Fund (Suva): Limit values ​​- current MAK and BAT values (search for 110-49-6 or 2-methoxyethyl acetate ), accessed on November 2, 2015.