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LC5039 Propyl formate
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC32039 Glass bottle 50 ml 13.05
AC32039 Glass bottle 250 ml 45.00


Product information
Synonyms Formic acid propyl ester
Hill Formula C4H8O2
Chemical formula HCOOCH2CH2CH3
HS Code 2915 13 00
EC number 203-798-0
Molar mass 88.1 g/mol
EC index number 607-016-00-2
CAS number 110-74-7


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 450 °C
Solubility 28 g/l (20 °C) (slow decomposition)
Melting point -93 °C
Molar mass 88.1 g/mol
Density 0.90 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 81 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 84 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 2.4 – 7.8 %(V)
Flash point -5 °C


Safety information
R Phrase R 11-36/37-67
Highly flammable.Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.Vapours may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
S Phrase S 9-16-24-33
Keep container in a well-ventilated place.Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.Avoid contact with skin.Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Categories of danger highly flammable, irritant
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 1281 PROPYL FORMATES, 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1281 PROPYL FORMATES, 3, II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 3980 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 97 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.904 – 0.907
Identity (IR) passes test