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LC2481 Ethyl pivalate
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC29481 Glass bottle 100 ml 20.025


Product information
Synonyms Pivalic acid ethyl ester, Ethyl trimethylacetate, Trimethylacetic acid ethyl ester, 2,2-Dimethylpropionic acid ethyl ester
Hill Formula C7H14O2
Chemical formula (CH3)3CCOOC2H5
HS Code 2915 60 90
EC number 223-520-1
Molar mass 130.18 g/mol
CAS number 3938-95-2


Chemical and physical data
Solubility (20 °C) insoluble
Molar mass 130.18 g/mol
Density 0.86 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 118 °C (1013 hPa)
Flash point 12 °C


Safety information
R Phrase R 11
Highly flammable.
S Phrase S 9-16
Keep container in a well-ventilated place.Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.
Categories of danger highly flammable
Hazard Symbol Flammable

Storage class 3 Flammable Liquids
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 3272 ESTERS, N.O.S.(ETHYL PIVALATE), 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 3272 ESTERS, N.O.S.(ETHYL PIVALATE), 3, II


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 99 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.854 – 0.856
Identity (IR) passes test



≥ 115 °C