Methyl Acetate CAS 79-20-9

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  • Appearance: Colorless liquid
  • Purity: 99. 0%min
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What is Methyl Acetate?

Methyl acetate, chemical formula CH3COOCH3. Molecular weight 74.08. Colorless, flammable liquid with chloroform odor. There is a spicy taste. volatile. Occurs naturally in grapes and bananas. The melting point is -98.1°C, the boiling point is 57°C (101.3325kPa), the relative density is 0.9330, and the refractive index is 1.3595. Soluble in alcohol, ether, water, acetone, benzene, chloroform. It is soluble in water up to 24% at 20°C. Many metal salts can be dissolved, and CO2, H2 and CO can be obtained by ultraviolet irradiation. At high temperature, it reacts with thorium oxide to generate acetone, methyl ether and CO2. The vapor and air form an explosive mixture with an explosion limit of 4.1% to 14.0% (volume fraction). Anesthetic, slightly irritating to mucous membranes, less irritating than ethyl acetate.

Methyl acetate (MA) is one of the most widely used fatty acid esters. With excellent solubility, it is widely used in coatings, inks, adhesives, pharmaceuticals and pesticide intermediates. Methyl acetate is a fast drying solvent, which can dissolve acrylic acid, vinyl, nitrocellulose, epoxy polyester, polyurethane, phenolic resin and other resins. It has a higher flash point than acetone, and is gradually used internationally to replace acetone, butanone, toluene and other benzene and ketone solvents. With China’s increasing attention to environmental protection, health and safety issues, the rapid development of construction, automobile, essence, spice and color printing industry, and the increasingly strict requirements of foreign countries on the safety and environmental protection of China’s export products, the domestic demand for methyl acetate continues to grow rapidly.

It is reported to exist in apple, banana, sweet and sour cherry, orange juice, blackcurrant, guava, grape, melon, peach, pear, pineapple, strawberry, cabbage, tomato, clove bud, mint oil, vinegar, bread, cheese, butter, yogurt, beef, beer, brandy, rum, whisky, cider, sherry, wine, cocoa, coffee, hazelnut, peanut, honey, soybean, olive, passion fruit Fruit brandy, fig, gin, kiwi, happy sage, Alec and nectarine.

Methyl Acetate Uses

  1. Methyl acetate is mainly used as a volatile and low toxic solvent in glue, paint and nail polish remover.
  2. It is made use of as a conventional material and solvent for chromatographic evaluation in speculative research, and is additionally made use of for the splitting up of lithium chloride and the synthesis of seasonings from alkali steel chlorides.
  3. Methyl acetate is a quick drying solvent for nitrocellulose as well as cellulose acetate used in paint layers. It is additionally made use of in the manufacture of man-made natural leather and flavors and also as an extractant for oils and also fats. It is likewise a resources for the manufacture of dyes and medicines.
  4. High-purity methyl acetate is likewise commonly used in the synthesis of acetic acid, acetic anhydride, methyl acrylate, plastic acetate and also acetamide. The carbonylation of methyl acetate to generate acetic anhydride is the most economical process for generating acetic anhydride, as well as its market application prospect is extremely broad. The market price of high-purity methyl acetate is 2 to 4 times more than low-purity methyl acetate.

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Application of Methyl Acetate

Methyl acetate, also known as methyl ethanoate, as an unrestricted natural contaminant emission, can meet environmental criteria as well as slowly replace acetone, butanone, ethyl acetate, cyclopentane as well as various other solvents. Furthermore, methyl acetate is also a vital fundamental organic chemical resources, which can be utilized as an intermediate in the manufacturing of drugs as well as pesticides, along with in the manufacturing of preservative, layers, inks, materials, adhesives as well as paints.

Numerous sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory autoimmune disease of the central nerve system (CNS) moderated by immune cells. The pathogenesis of most autoimmune illness resembles MS to a certain level, so the research study of MS has scientific as well as scientific relevance for various other autoimmune diseases. As an extensively used organic solvent, methyl acetate (MA) has a comparable framework with acetate, which has been proved to have healing result in multiple sclerosis computer mouse versions. Below, we found that MA can effectively decrease the illness seriousness of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE). Pathological sections revealed that MA minimized the seepage of inflammatory cells in CNS and also alleviated demyelination in spinal cord. MA enhanced the percentage of peripheral Th1 cells in EAE mice. Additional mechanism research studies showed that MA therapy generated Th1 retention in the outer body immune system by increasing the expression level of outer Th1 related chemokine CXCR3. CXCL9 , CXCL10 。 On top of that, we observed that MA decreased intestinal tract swelling in EAE mice. The data reveal that this phenomenon is understood by enhancing IL-10 and also inhibiting IL-6 secretion. Our data indicate that MA might have therapeutic importance for autoimmune diseases such as MS. We observed that MA decreased digestive tract inflammation in EAE mice. The data show that this sensation is understood by boosting IL-10 and also hindering IL-6 secretion. Our data suggest that MA might have therapeutic significance for autoimmune illness such as MS. We observed that MA minimized digestive swelling in EAE computer mice. The information reveal that this sensation is realized by enhancing IL-10 and also hindering IL-6 secretion. Our information suggest that MA may have therapeutic significance for autoimmune conditions such as MS.

Olfactory signals are the secret to the reproductive biology of bug ravaged palm. Cross-pollinating bugs and also specialized vegetarian insects will be attracted by great smelling palm florescences, which are trustworthy food sources as well as locations for breeding and also egg laying. In this research study, we defined the chemical attributes of blossom scent of the acuri palm (Attalea phalerata) and evaluated its duty in drawing in flower visiting insects in the all-natural circulation array related to the varieties. Insect samples were collected from the male florescences of A. phalerata (n=6) at four various areas in the Atlantic Forest and Serrado of Brazil and the Amazon Basin of Colombia. A. Dynamic headspace odor examples of female and male blossoms. Gathered phalerata (n=3 ♀, 3 ♂) It was evaluated by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Methyl acetate is a rare flower substance, which is identified to be the only component in all examples (> 99.8% loved one percentage). The flight interception catch using methyl acetate as bait was set up at a website in Serrado, Brazil, and also was eye-catching to A. phalerata florescence relevant beetles whatsoever 4 tasting points (9 varieties in total), It includes the presumed primary pollinators (Mystrops spp., Nitidulidae; Andranthobius spp., Curculionidae) as well as different palm borers (Paratenthras martinsi, Cerambycidae; Parischoenus sp.1 and also Belopoeus sp.1; Curculionidae). Methyl acetate is highly unpredictable. We think that its effectiveness depends on the large discharge of A. phalerata florescences, since specialized pollinators reply to high concentrations of attractants, maybe before the odor plume quickly dissipates. This strategy might be particularly effective for the dense A. phalerata population.



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  2.  “Methyl acetate”Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health Concentrations (IDLH). National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

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