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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ Ethyl Acetate, Food Grade

  • Food ingredients
Key Attributes
  • Batch storage
  • High assay
  • ISO certified
  • Inert - Food use with limitations
  • Inert - Nonfood use
  • Meets Food Chemicals Codex (FCC) monograph requirements
  • Produced under cGMP
  • Readily biodegradable
  • Validated process

Product Description

Eastman™ Ethyl Acetate, Food Grade is a colorless, fragrant, low-boiling solvent. This grade of ethyl acetate meets the monograph requirements for Ethyl Acetate, Food Grade, as set forth in the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC) and supplements. It is manufactured, processed, packed and held under appropriate Good Manufacturing Practices for use as a food chemical.

The chemical substances for this product are listed as Inert Ingredients Permitted for Use in Nonfood Use Pesticide Products, and in Food Use Pesticide Products with limitations, under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). For details on specific permissions, click here.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
     as Acetic Acid5.0 max.
Assay99.85 wt % min.
Boiling Point 
     @ 760 mm Hg76-77.5 °C (168.8-171.5 °F)
     Pt-Co10 max.
Dilution Ratio 
     VMP Naphtha1.1
Empirical FormulaC4H8O2
Ethyl Alcohol0.01 wt % max.
Evaporation Rate 
     (n-butyl acetate = 1)4.1
Flash Point 
     Tag Closed Cup-4 °C (24 °F)
Freezing Point-84 °C (-118 °F)
Molecular Weight88.11
Refractive Index 
     @ 20°C1.37
     in Water, @ 20°C8 wt %
     Water in, @ 20°C3 wt %
Specific Gravity 
     @ 25°C/25°C0.894-0.898
Vapor Pressure 
     @ 20°C86 mm Hg
Water0.05 wt % max.
     @ 20°C0.9 kg/L (7.51 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.

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