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Methyl acetate

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Methyl acetate

Molecular formula: C3H6O2 CAS# 79-20-9
Categories: Ester
Names
English:
Acetic acid, methyl ester(CAS)
Devoton
EINECS:201-185-2
MeOAc
Methyl acetate(IUPAC) [Wiki]
Methyl acetic ester
Methyl ethanoate
Tereton
acetic acid methyl ester
Русский:
метилацетат
German:
Essigsäuremethylester [Wiki]
Methylacetat
Methylethanoat
Ελληνικά:
Αιθανικός μεθυλεστέρας(IUPAC) [Wiki]
Οξικός μεθυλεστέρας
French:
Acétate de méthyle(IUPAC) [Wiki]
éthanoate de méthyle(IUPAC)
Italiano:
Acetato di metile [Wiki]
etanoato di metile(IUPAC)
日本語:
酢酸メチル(IUPAC) [Wiki]
中文:
乙酸甲酯 [Wiki]
हिन्दी:
मिथाइल एसिटेट [Wiki]
Português:
Acetato de metila [Wiki]
etanoato de metilo/metila(IUPAC)
éster metílico de ácido acético

Variants of the formula:

CH3COOCH3
H3C/C`|O|\O/CH3
\|O`|/O\
/`|O|\O/
H-C-C<`||O>-O-C-H; H|#-3|H; H|#2|H
H3C/`|O|\O/CH3
H3C-O/<`\\O>-CH3
Elemental composition
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Symbol Element Atomic weight Number of atoms Mass percent

Reactions in which Methyl acetate is involved

  • {R}/`|O|\OH + (CH3)2SO4 + NaOH -> {R}/`|O|\O/CH3 + Na(CH3)SO4 + H2O , where R = H3C H3C\ H3C/\ H3C\/\
  • H3C/`|O|\OH + CH3OH -> H3C/`|O|\O/CH3 + H2O
  • H2C=C=O + H\{X} -> /`|O|\{X} , where X = F Cl Br I O/H S/H O/ O/\ O/`|O|\ O/`|O|\/ NH2 N<|H>/ N<|H>/\ S/ S/\