Ethyl Acetate

CAS#: 141-78-6

Synonyms: Acetic ether; acetic acid, ethyl ester; vinegar naphtha; acetic ester.

Uses: General solvent in coatings and plastics, organic synthesis, smokeless powders, pharmaceuticals, synthetic fruit essence.

Hazard: Headache, irritation of respiratory passages and eyes, dizziness and nausea, weakness, loss of consciousness.  Toxic by inhalation and skin absorbtion; irritant to eyes and skin. Flammable , dangerous fire and explosion risk, flammable limits in air 2.2-9%. TLV: 400 ppm in air.