Ethyl Acetate

CAS #141-78-6



Ethyl acetate is the organic compound formed by acetic acid and ethanol. It is widely used as a solvent in chemical reactions or preparations. This is the reason why there are ethyl acetate manufacturers on a large scale. Elchemy, is one of the well-known ethyl acetate suppliers in USA that offers the best chemicals at reasonable prices.


Ethyl ethanoate; Acetic acid ethyl ester; Acetoxyethane, 1-acetoxyethane





Ethyl Acetate


Colourless Liquid

Molar Mass

88.11 g/mol


902 g/cm³

Melting Point

-83.6 °C

Boiling Point

77.1 °C

Solubility in Water

8.3 g/100 mL (at 20 °C)

Vapour Pressure

91mmHg (25 °C)

Flash Point



0.428 cP (25 °C)


Sweet, fruity odour

APHA Value


Hazard Identification

UN Number 1170,UN Class: 3

Uses & Applications

Ethyl acetate is used in various industrial applications such as in paints as a hardener, paint and coating additives, degreasing solvents, active agents, processing aids and plasticisers. 

Ethyl Acetate can be used in printing and pharmaceuticals and in coating formulations for wood furniture, agricultural, construction equipment, mining equipment and marine uses.

Ethyl Acetate used in column chromatography and extractions.

Ethyl acetate is an ester in wine and contributes to the decaffeination of coffee beans and tea leaves.

Ethyl Acetate also has an application in air care products and perfumes, as it evaporates quickly leaving only the scent to remain.

As a high purity solvent, Ethylene Bis stearamide is used in cleaning electric circuit boards and as a nail polish remover.

Market Driving Factors

The ethyl acetate market is projected to register a CAGR of over 5% during the forecast period 2022-2027. The key market driven factors are increased demand from flexible packaging industries and the increased production of synthetic rubbers.

Grades Available

Elchemy International offers Industrial Grade of Ethyl Acetate


Elchemy International offers the Indian origin of Ethyl Acetate.


180 kg MS Drums 20' container: 14.4MT without pallets - 80 drums ISO tanks also available upon request

Stability/Shelf Life

Ethyl Acetate is normally kept in a cool, dry and well ventilated facility away from oxidising agents.EA should be kept out of direct sunlight, heat and open flames. Ethyl acetate should be stored in drummed containers such as iso tanks made of stainless steel, aluminium or carbon steel.

Contact Person At Elchemy


Priyank Thakkar

Email Address

US Phone Number

+1 979 356 3640

Indian Phone Number

+91 88662 79663


Contact Us

Contact form

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

Try Elchemy for chemicals
that you’re importing

Browse ProductsContact Us