Ethyl Acetate, 500mL, Reagent ACS, 99.5%

  • ACS Reagent
  • 99.5% Minimum
  • CH3COOC2H5
  • 141-78-6
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  • See below.
  • Only via Standard Ground
    - USA & Canada.
  • UN1173, Class 3, PG II
  • NC-3669
Price: $24.95
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Our Ethyl Acetate ACS Reagent Grade, is of a chemical grade with highest purity and meets or exceeds purity standards set by the American Chemical Society (ACS). It is the ester of ethanol and acetic acid.

The 99.5% contaminant-free purity of ACS grade Ethyl Acetate is mainly used as a solvent. In the laboratory, mixtures containing ethyl acetate are commonly used in column and thin-layer chromatography and extractions. It is fairly volatile at room temperature and has a boiling point of 77 °C (171 °F). Due to this, it can be removed from a sample by heating in a hot water bath.

Ethyl Acetate has a characteristic sweet smell and is used in glues, nail polish removers, decaffeinating tea and coffee. Ethyl acetate is the ester of ethanol and acetic acid.


  • Assay, (GC): 99.5%
  • Specific Gravity @ 25C: 0.894-0.898
  • Acidity: Requires not more than 0.10mL of 0.10 N NaOH for neutralization.
  • Residue After Evaporation: 0.003% Max
  • Chromatographic Purity: the area of the Ethyl Acetate peak is not less than 99.5% of the sum of the areas of all the peaks.
  • Water: 0.2% Max

Caution: Ethyl Acetate is flammable and a dangerous fire risk. Only ships to destinations within the 48 contiguous US states and Canada using Standard Ground. No air deliveries allowed.


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