methyl propionate

methyl propionate

[′meth·əl ′prō·pē·ə‚nāt]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CH2COOCH3 A flammable, colorless liquid with a boiling range of 78.0-79.5°C; soluble in most organic solvents; used as a solvent for cellulose nitrate, in lacquers, varnishes, and paints, and for flavoring.
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120 [micro]l of 1.2 M [LiPF.sub.6] in 20 : 20: 60 ethylene carbonate : dimethyl carbonate : methyl propionate (volumetric), and 5wt% fluoroethylene carbonate were used as an electrolyte.