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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ Ethyl Acetate, 85-88%

  • Auto OEM
  • Auto refinish
  • Commerical printing inks
  • General industrial coatings
  • Graphic arts
  • Marine
  • Wood coatings
Key Attributes
  • Excellent solvent activity
  • Fast evaporation rate
  • Low surface tension
  • Mild odor
  • Non-HAP
  • Non-SARA
  • Readily biodegradable

Product Description
Eastman™ Ethyl Acetate, 85-88% is a colorless, fragrant, low-boiling, fast evaporating liquid. It is used in a wide range of coating applications, excluding those in which alcohols are to be avoided. Eastman markets ethyl acetate in two purity grades: 85%-88% and 99% (urethane grade).

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
     as Acetic Acid0.01 wt % max.
Assay85.0 wt % min.
Autoignition Temperature466 °C (871 °F)
     BP70.4 °C (158.7 °F)
     Wt % Water8.5 wt %
Blush Resistance 
     @ 80°F (26.7°C)38 % RH
Boiling Point 
     @ 760 mm Hg71-79 °C (160-174 °F)
     Pt-Co10 max.
Dilution Ratio 
     VMP Naphtha1.2
Electrical Resistance0.3 Megohms
Empirical FormulaC4H8O2
Ethyl Alcohol15 wt % max.
Evaporation Rate 
     (ether = 1)2.9
     (n-butyl acetate = 1)4.2
Flash Point 
     Tag Closed Cup-3 °C (27 °F)
Freezing Point-84 °C (-118 °F)
Maximum Incremental Reactivity (MIR)0.64
Molecular Weight88.11
Nitrocellulose SolubilityActive
Refractive Index 
     @ 20°C1.37
     in Water, @ 20°C16.3 wt %
     Water in, @ 20°C4.9 wt %
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C0.884
Surface Tension 
     @ 20°C24.2 dynes/cm
Vapor Pressure 
     @ 20°C75 mm Hg
Water0.2 wt % max.
     @ 20°C0.88 kg/L (7.36 lb/gal)

Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.

2/28/2018 11:35:39 AM