Methyl Acetate


Methyl acetate (also known as methyl ethanoate and acetic acid methyl ester) is a carboxylate ester with a molecular formula of C3H6O2. It is a clear, colorless liquid that has a typical ester odour similar to glues and nail polish removers. It is very flammable with a flashpoint of -10° C and a flammability rating of 3.

As solvent and processing aids

As solvent and processing aids

Printing Ink
As solvent and processing aids

As intermediate in some organic chemical synthesis, e.g. acetic anhydride and methyl cinnamate

As solvent for nail polish

Flavor and Fragrance
As raw material