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CAS 108-84-9
EINECS(EC#) 203-621-7
Molecular Formula C8H16O2
MDL Number MFCD00053723
Molecular Weight 144.21
MOL File 108-84-9.mol

Chemical Properties

Appearance All isomers of amyl acetate are highly flammable, colorless to yellow, watery liquids.
Melting point  -80.9°C (estimate)
Boiling point  144°C
density  0,86 g/cm3
vapor pressure  4 (NIOSH, 1997)
refractive index  1.4000-1.4020
Fp  45°C
solubility  Soluble in alcohol and ether (Weast, 1986).
form  Clear liquid
color  Colorless liquid with a fruity odor
Odor Fruity; mild, pleasant; mild and nonresidual.
Water Solubility  0.008 wt % at 20 °C (NIOSH, 1997)
Henry's Law Constant (x 10-3 atm?m3/mol): 9.5 at 20 °C (approximate - calculated from water solubility and vapor pressure)
Exposure limits NIOSH REL: TWA 50 ppm (300 mg/m3), IDLH 500 ppm; OSHA PEL: TWA 50 ppm; ACGIH TLV: TWA 50 ppm (adopted).
Solvent for nitrocellulose and other lacquers.
CAS DataBase Reference 108-84-9(CAS DataBase Reference)
EPA Substance Registry System 4-Methyl-2-pentanol, acetate (108-84-9)

Safety Data

Hazard Codes  Xi
Risk Statements 
Safety Statements 
S16:Keep away from sources of ignition-No smoking .
RIDADR  3272
RTECS  SA7525000
HazardClass  3.2
PackingGroup  III
Hazardous Substances Data 108-84-9(Hazardous Substances Data)
Acute oral LD50 for rats 6,160 mg/kg (quoted, RTECS, 1985).
IDLA 500 ppm

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