methyl formate


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methyl formate

[′meth·əl ′fȯr‚māt]
(organic chemistry)
HCOOCH3 A flammable, colorless liquid with a boiling point of 31.8°C; soluble in ether, water, and alcohol; used in military poison gases and larvicides, and as a fumigant.
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About 110 papers discuss such aspects as the evolution of giant molecular clouds in nearby galaxies, from large scale surveys of the galaxy to high resolution observations with ALMA, molecular gas properties and star formation in interacting galaxies, a study on the excitation mechanism of methyl formate in Orion KL using transitions in the vibrational excited states, and test observation of a new 100 GHz wave-band four-beam receiver system on the Nobeyama 45-meter telescope.
Project Description : National Cloro Fluor Carbono Phase-out Plan and Validation of Methyl Formate and Methylal.
Organic molecules such as methanol (CH3OH), ethyl cyanide (CH3CH2CN), and methyl formate (HCOOCH3) are abundant in hot cores.
Cold Box Resin--TEA, C02, and methyl formate cured systems
The other members are acetic acid and methyl formate, already known space residents.
Physical blowing agents such as n-pentane and methyl formate and, for comparison, chemical blowing agents such as water were used to prepare structural polyurethane rigid foams of different densities by reaction injection molding.
The substances soon replaced ammonia, sulphur dioxide, methyl chloride, methyl formate and other toxic, corrosive or flammable refrigerants.
Being environmentally-friendly, methyl formate offers lots of advantages, including, the ability to produce thermally efficient foam insulation,excellent solubility, good foaming properties, zero ratings for ODP, GWP and VOC, high foam flammability resistance, and low volatility, among others.
The market has been segmented on the basis of product types where major product types such as HCFCs (HCFC-141b, HCFC-142b, HCFC-22, & others), HFCs (HFC-245fa, HFC-134a, HFC-365mfc/227ea, HFC-152a, & others), HCs (n-Pentane, Cyclopentane, Isopentane, n-butane, Isobutane, & others), and Others (HFO's, Inert Gases, Methyl Formate, Methylal, & others) have been discussed in detail and a comprehensive view and forecast is provided for each category with the market volumes and revenues.
Acetic acid and methyl formate, previously discovered in interstellar clouds, and the sugar make up the first isomeric triplet in space.