Ethyl pyruvate

Purity : >97.0%(GC)

CAS No.: 617-35-6
EC No.: 210-511-2
EC Name: ethyl 2-oxopropanoate
ECHA Name: Ethyl pyruvate

Ethyl 2-oxopropanoate
Ethyl 2-oxopropionate
Propanoic acid, 2-oxo-, ethyl ester

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SKU: Ethyl pyruvate ; 617-35-6 ; ethyl 2-oxopropanoate ; 210-511-2 ; Ethyl pyruvate ; 100.009.557 Category:
Purity / Analysis Method >97.0%(GC)
Molecular Formula / Molecular Weight C5H8O3 = 116.12
Physical State (20 deg.C) Liquid
Storage Temperature 0-10°C
Store Under Inert Gas Store under inert gas
Condition to Avoid Moisture Sensitive,Heat Sensitive
CAS RN 617-35-6
PubChem Substance ID 87575013
Merck Index (14) 8021
MDL Number MFCD00009123

Specification & Properties

Purity(GC) min. 97.0 %
Melting Point -50 deg.C
Boiling Point 142 deg.C
Flash point 51 deg.C
Specific Gravity (20/20) 1.05
Refractive Index 1.40

Safety & Regulations

Safety Information:
Chemical Safety Chemical Safety
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H226 : Flammable liquid and vapor.
Precautionary Statements P501 : Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
P240 : Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P210 : Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P233 : Keep container tightly closed.
P243 : Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
P241 : Use explosion-proof electrical/ ventilating/ lighting/ equipment.
P242 : Use only non-sparking tools.
P280 : Wear protective gloves/ eye protection/ face protection.
P370 + P378 : In case of fire: Use dry sand, dry chemical or alcohol-resistant foam to extinguish.
P303 + P361 + P353 : IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
P403 + P235 : Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
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Transport Information:
UN Number UN3272
Class 3
Packing Group III
Hazard Classification:

According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations this substance
causes severe skin burns and eye damage,
is a flammable liquid and vapour and
causes serious eye damage.

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