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LC635 Amyl formate

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Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC27635 Glass bottle 100 ml 44.55


Product information
Synonyms Pentyl formate, Formic acid amyl ester, Formic acid pentyl ester
Hill Formula C6H12O2
Chemical formula HCOO(CH2)4CH3
HS Code 2915 13 00
EC number 211-340-6
Molar mass 116.16 g/mol
EC index number 607-018-00-3
CAS number 638-49-3


Chemical and physical data
Solubility (20 °C) slightly soluble,(slow decomposition)
Melting point -73 °C
Molar mass 116.16 g/mol
Density 0.89 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 129 – 131 °C
Vapor pressure 70 hPa (50 °C)
Explosion limit 1.7 – 10 %(V)
Flash point 26 °C
Refractive index 1.3992 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information
R Phrase R 10-36/37
Flammable.Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.
S Phrase S 24
Avoid contact with skin.
Categories of danger flammable, irritant
Hazard Symbol


RTECS LQ9370000
Storage class 3 Flammable Liquid
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1109 AMYL FORMATES, 3, III
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1109 AMYL FORMATES, 3, III


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat > 5000 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit > 5000 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 97 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.886 – 0.889
Identity (IR) passes test


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