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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ EAA (Ethyl Acetoacetate)

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Product Description
Eastman™ EAA (Ethyl Acetoacetate) is a colorless liquid having a fruity odor. It is a tautomer at room temperature consisting of approximately 8% enol and 92% keto. It is soluble in water and common organic solvents. It is used as a low color-generating copromoter for unsaturated polyester resins.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Molecular Weight130.14
Assay99.5 wt % min.
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C1.03
     @ 20°C1.02 kg/L (8.54 lb/gal)
Boiling Point180.8 °C (357.4 °F)
Flash Point 
     Setaflash Closed Cup68 °C (157 °F)
Freezing Pointa-43 °C (-45 °F)
     in AlcoholComplete
     in EtherComplete
     in Water, @ 20°C12 wt %
Melting Point-45 °C
     Pt-Co15 max.


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.

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