Ethyl Acetate


Ethyl acetate is used primarily as a solvent and diluent, being favored because of its low toxicity, and agreeable odor. For example, it is commonly used to clean circuit boards and in some nail varnish removers . It is also used in paints as an activator or hardener. Ethyl acetate is present in confectionery, perfumes, and fruits.

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ethyl ethanoate, commonly abbreviated EtOAc, ETAC or EA

Product Description:

Ethyl acetate appears as a clear colorless liquid with a fruity odor. Flash point 24°F. Less dense than water. Vapors heavier than air.

Molecular Formula:


  • highly Pure
  • Precisely formulated
Applications and use:
  • widely used solvent, especially for paints, varnishes, lacquers, cleaning mixtures, and perfumes
  • used as a solvent for decaffeinating coffee beans.
  • common solvent for column and thin-layer chromatography.
  • used as an artificial fruit flavor and essence
  • Solvent for Coatings eg Shellac & plastics eg Vinyl resins


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