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LC3698 Methyl crotonate

for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC30698 Glass bottle 250 ml 36.23


Product information
Synonyms Crotonic acid methyl ester, trans-2-Butenoic acid methyl ester
Hill Formula C5H8O2
Chemical formula CH3CH=CHCOOCH3
HS Code 2916 19 95
EC number 210-793-7
Molar mass 100.12 g/mol
CAS number 623-43-8


Chemical and physical data
Solubility (20 °C) insoluble
Melting point -42 °C
Molar mass 100.12 g/mol
Density 0.95 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 118 – 120 °C (1013 hPa)
Flash point -1 °C
Refractive index 1.4233 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information
R Phrase R 11-36
Highly flammable.Irritating to eyes.
S Phrase S 9-16-26
Keep container in a well-ventilated place.Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Categories of danger highly flammable, irritant
Hazard Symbol Flammable
Storage class 3 Flammable Liquids
WGK WGK 2 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.(METHYL CROTONATE), 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 3272 ESTERS, N.O.S.(METHYL CROTONATE), 3, II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat > 3200 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit >= 5000 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 96 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.946 – 0.949
Identity (IR) passes test


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