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Substance Name: Methyl formate
RN: 107-31-3
UNII: 1MPH591FTG
InChIKey: TZIHFWKZFHZASV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C2-H4-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 60.0516
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Fungicide, Bactericide, Wood Preservative

Superlist Classification Codes

  • TWA (100 ppm); STEL (150 ppm)
  • TWA 100 ppm (250 mg/m3)

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Methyl formate

Synonyms

  • AI3-00408
  • Caswell No. 570
  • CCRIS 6062
  • EC 203-481-7
  • EINECS 203-481-7
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 053701
  • Formiate de methyle
  • Formiate de methyle [French]
  • Formic acid, methyl ester
  • HSDB 232
  • Methyl formate
  • Methyl methanoate
  • Methyle (formiate de)
  • Methyle (formiate de) [French]
  • Methylester kyseliny mravenci
  • Methylester kyseliny mravenci [Czech]
  • Methylformiaat
  • Methylformiaat [Dutch]
  • Methylformiat
  • Methylformiat [German]
  • Metil (formiato di)
  • Metil (formiato di) [Italian]
  • Mravencan methylnaty
  • Mravencan methylnaty [Czech]
  • UNII-1MPH591FTG

Systematic Names

  • Formic acid, methyl ester
  • Methyl formate

Superlist Names

  • Formic acid, methyl ester
  • Methyl formate
  • Methyl formate [UN1243] [Flammable liquid]
  • UN1243

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 107-31-3

FDA UNII

  • 1MPH591FTG

Other Registry Numbers

  • 1053659-55-4
  • 1173023-73-8

System Generated Number

  • 0000107313

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C2H4O2/c1-4-2-3/h2H,1H3

InChIKey

TZIHFWKZFHZASV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

COC=O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
guinea pig LD50 skin > 20mL/kg (20mL/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0556689,
mouse LD50 oral 675mg/kg (675mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0556689,
rabbit LD50 oral 1622mg/kg (1622mg/kg)   Industrial Medicine and Surgery. Vol. 41, Pg. 31, 1972.
rabbit LD50 skin > 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0556797,
rat LC50 inhalation 5200mg/m3/4H (5200mg/m3)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0556791,
rat LD50 oral 475mg/kg (475mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0556689,
rat LD50 skin > 4gm/kg (4000mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0556791,

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -9.90E+01 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 31.7 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.03 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 2.30E+05 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 586 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 2.23E-04 atm-m3/mole 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.27E-13 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EXP

Physical property data is provided to ChemIDplus by SRC, Inc.