Product Profile

Ethyl Acetate

  • Agilis Product ID AGILIS179
  • Generic Name Ethyl Acetate
  • Product Name Ethyl Acetate
  • Chemical Name Ethyl Acetate
  • Chemical Formula CH3COOC2H5
  • CAS# 141-78-6
  • EC Number 205-500-4
  • Paints & Coatings Paints & Coatings
  • as solvent as solvent
  • Flexographic printing Flexographic printing
  • Competitive pricing Competitive pricing
  • Fast drying Fast drying
  • High solvency power High solvency power
  • Low-boiling solvent
  • Urethane grade
  • Product Description
  • Critical Properties
  • Critical Specifications
  • Application Guide

Product Description

A low-boiling, fast-evaporating solvent with a mild, pleasant odor. It is a non-HAP solvent with excellent activity for most coating resins.

Critical Properties

  • Molecular Weight : 88.11
  • Appearance : Clear, Colorless
  • Specific Gravity @ 20C/20C : 0.90
  • Viscosity @ 25C : 0.5

Critical Specifications

Property Value Units Test Method
Ester content as Ethyl Acetate 99.8 min %wt.
Moisuture Content 0.05 max %wt.
Acidity (as acetic acid) 0.005 max %wt.
Color 10 Max Pt-CO
Relative density 27/27C 0.897-0.902 g/cm^3
  • Product Information
  • Major Applications
  • Resources
  • Application Guide

Product Information

Product Data Sheet

Major Applications

It is widely used in formulating printing inks, adhesives, and lacquers. Ethyl acetate is miscible with most organic solvents and can be used in cleaner blends for the removal of oils, grease, and soils.


Application Guide


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