methyl acetate


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methyl acetate

[′meth·əl ′as·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CO2CH3I Flammable, colorless liquid with fragrant odor; boils at 54°C; partially soluble in water, miscible with hydrocarbon solvents; used as a solvent and extractant.
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1] for ethyl acetate and methyl acetate, respectively (Figure 5).
2005) apply continuation with respect to catalyst mass (or reactive tray holdup) to obtain converged solutions for MTBE and methyl acetate RD columns.
Methyl acetate has been exempted as a VOC by the EPA because it does not form an appreciable amount of ground-level ozone.
The report includes methyl acetate description, covers its application areas and related patterns.
ACA has emphasized to CARB that acetone and methyl acetate have approximately the same flashpoint and both are extremely flammable, and that PCBTF is considerably more expensive than the other two solvents.
For both the reaction of acetic acid and methanol to form methyl acetate and the hydrolysis reaction of methyl acetate over Amberlyst 15, the reaction rates calculated using activities rather than mole factions represented the experimental values better (Popken et al.
However, for cosmetics industry workers, additional controls may be needed for methyl acetate, because of potential respiratory irritations.
Methyl acetate has a higher flash point than acetone and also offers hydrophobic properties, resulting in improved cost and performance benefits over acetone in certain applications, according to the company.
t-Butyl acetate is a natural extension of Celanese's growing solvent line which includes VOC exempt methyl acetate, explains Raff.
The rate of conversion to PVOH is still significant, however, and the by-product of this reaction is ethyl acetate, as compared with the methyl acetate that is produced from methanolysis.
ACA underscored that acetone and methyl acetate have approximately the same flashpoint and both are extremely flammable, and that PCBTF is considerably more expensive than the other two solvents.
Eastman methyl acetate is a non-HAP, VOC-exempt fast-evaporating, mild odor, active solvent for a broad range of coatings, such as aerosol, automotive, industrial, furniture and ink resins.