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Substance Name: Ethyl formate
RN: 109-94-4
UNII: 0K3E2L5553
InChIKey: WBJINCZRORDGAQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C3-H6-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 74.0784
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Fungicide, Bactericide, Wood Preservative
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • TWA (100 ppm)
  • TWA 100 ppm (300 mg/m3)

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Ethyl formate

Synonyms

  • Aethylformiat
  • Aethylformiat [German]
  • AI3-00407
  • Areginal
  • Carboxylic acid oxaethane
  • Caswell No. 443A
  • EINECS 203-721-0
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 043102
  • Ethyl formate
  • Ethyl formate (natural)
  • Ethyl formic ester
  • Ethyl methanoate
  • Ethyle (formiate d')
  • Ethyle (formiate d') [French]
  • Ethylester kyseliny mravenci
  • Ethylester kyseliny mravenci [Czech]
  • Ethylformiaat
  • Ethylformiaat [Dutch]
  • Etile (formiato di)
  • Etile (formiato di) [Italian]
  • FEMA No. 2434
  • FEMA Number 2434
  • Formic acid, ethyl ester
  • Formic ether
  • HSDB 943
  • Mrowczan etylu
  • Mrowczan etylu [Polish]
  • NSC 406578
  • UNII-0K3E2L5553

Systematic Names

  • Ethyl formate
  • Formic acid, ethyl ester

Superlist Names

  • Ethyl formate
  • Ethyl formate [UN1190] [Flammable liquid]
  • Ethyl methanoate
  • Formic acid, ethyl ester
  • UN1190

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 109-94-4

FDA UNII

  • 0K3E2L5553

System Generated Number

  • 0000109944

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C3H6O2/c1-2-5-3-4/h3H,2H2,1H3

InChIKey

WBJINCZRORDGAQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

O(CC)C=O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
guinea pig LD50 oral 1110mg/kg (1110mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

GASTROINTESTINAL: GASTRITIS
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 2, Pg. 327, 1964.
rabbit LD50 oral 2075mg/kg (2075mg/kg)   Industrial Medicine and Surgery. Vol. 41, Pg. 31, 1972.
rabbit LD50 skin > 20mL/kg (20mL/kg)   AMA Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. Vol. 10, Pg. 61, 1954.
rabbit LDLo subcutaneous 1gm/kg (1000mg/kg)   Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 16, Pg. 737, 1978.
rat LCLo inhalation 8000ppm/4H (8000ppm)   AMA Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. Vol. 10, Pg. 61, 1954.
rat LD50 oral 1850mg/kg (1850mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 2, Pg. 327, 1964.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -7.96E+01 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 54.4 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.23 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 8.82E+04 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 245 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 3.85E-04 atm-m3/mole 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.02E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EXP

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