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LC3889 Methyl pivalate

for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC30889 Glass bottle 100 ml 14.58
AC30889 Glass bottle 500 ml 56.7


Product information
Synonyms Pivalic acid methyl ester
Hill Formula C6H12O2
Chemical formula (CH3)3CCOOCH3
HS Code 2915 60 90
EC number 209-959-1
Molar mass 116.16 g/mol
CAS number 598-98-1


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 15.0 g/l (20 °C)
Molar mass 116.16 g/mol
Density 0.87 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value 100 – 102 °C (1013 hPa)
Boiling point 65 hPa (20 °C)
Flash point 6 °C
Refractive index 1.3891 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
Precautionary Statement(s) P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. – No smoking.
P233: Keep container tightly closed.
P403 + P235: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)
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.


Safety information
R Phrase R 11-22
Highly flammable.Harmful if swallowed.
S Phrase S 16
Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.
Categories of danger highly flammable, harmful
Hazard Symbol




Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1993 FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S.(METHYLPIVALATE), 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1993 FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S.(METHYLPIVALATE), 3, II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 1563 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rat > 2000 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 98 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.872 – 0.875
Identity (IR) passes test


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