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Sasol n-Propyl Acetate

Producer:  Sasol
Sasol Propyl acetate is a product of 99.5% mass/mass purity. Sasol is a bulk supplier of n-Propyl Acetate across the global export markets. Used as a solvent in surface coatings and inks It is commonly used in fragrances and as a flavor additive. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.
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Identification & Functionality

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Features & Benefits

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Origin
Chemical Synthesis

Applications & Uses

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Recommended Uses & Known Applications
  • Solvent in surface coatings
  • Solvent in inks
  • Flavors and fragrances
  • Additives

Other common known uses of this substance are in the following products: Lubricants and greases, coating products, anti-freeze products, adhesives and sealants, perfumes and fragrances, washing & cleaning products, leather treatment products, polishes and waxes and cosmetics and personal care products.

n-Propyl acetate is also used in the following products: laboratory chemicals, washing & cleaning products and metal working fluids.

n-Propyl acetate is widely used in the following areas: Building & construction work and scientific research and development.

It is used for the manufacture of: fabricated metal products, electrical, electronic and optical equipment and machinery and vehicles.

Properties

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Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Acidity (as CH3COOH)max. 0.01mass %ASTM D1613, DIN 55652
n-Propyl Acetate (Dry Basis)min. 99.5mass %GC
n-Propanol Contentmax. 0.50mass %GC
Distillation at 101.3 Kpa: Initial Boiling Point100.5°CASTM D1078, ISO 918
Distillation at 101.3 Kpa: Final Boiling Point102.5°CASTM D1078, ISO 918
Purity (Wet Basis)99.5wt%GC
Specific Gravity at 20/20°Cmin. 0.885 (max. 0.890)-ASTM D4052
Residue on Evaporation100.0mg/100mlASTM D1353
Water Contentmax. 0.10%AOCS Ca 2e-84
Colormax. 15-APHA
Density at 20°C0.885-0.890g/mlASTM D4052, ISO 12185
Color
Colorless
Physical Form
Liquid
Odor
Mild Fruity
Appearance
Clear, Bright

Regulatory & Compliance

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Food Contact Status

Sasol n-Propyl Acetate is listed under following regulations and sections:

CFR; Title 21 Food and Drugs; Part 172 Food additives permitted for direct addition to food for human consumption

  • § 172.515 Synthetic flavoring substances and adjuvants

CFR; Title 21 Food and Drugs; Part 175 Indirect food additives: Adhesives and components of coatings

  • § 175.320 Resinous and polymeric coatings for polyolefin films

CFR; Title 21 Food and Drugs; Part 176 Indirect food additives: Paper and paperboard components

  • § 176.170 Components of paper and paperboard in contact with aqueous and fatty foods
  • § 176.180 Components of paper and paperboard in contact with dry food
  • § 176.200 Defoaming agents used in coatings

CFR; Title 21 Food and Drugs; Part 177 Indirect food additives: Polymers

  • § 177.1200 Cellophane
  • § 177.1400 Hydroxyethyl cellulose film, water-insoluble.

CFR; Title 21 Food and Drugs; Part 178 Indirect food additives: Adjuvants, production aids, and sanitizers

  • § 178.3570 Lubricants with incidental food contact
  • § 178.3910 Surface lubricants used in the manufacture of metallic articles

Storage & Handling

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Storage and Handling

Precautions for safe handling

Advice on safe handling

  • Ensure adequate ventilation.
  • Vapours are heavier than air and may spread along floors.
  • Avoid formation of aerosol.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion

  • Do not allow to enter drains (danger of explosion).
  • Use only explosion-proof equipment.
  • Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
  • Vapours may form explosive mixtures with air.
  • Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Requirements for storage areas and containers

  • Keep tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.

Storage class (TRGS 510)

  • 3: Flammable Liquids

Documents (9)

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Technical Data Sheet
Sasol n-Propyl Acetate
Technical Data Sheet
Products: Sasol n-Propyl Acetate
Technical Data Sheet
Sasol n-Propyl Acetate
Technical Data Sheet
Products: Sasol n-Propyl Acetate
Brochure
Sasol Ethyl Acrylate, Sasol Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Sasol Acetone, Sasol Butyl Acrylate, Sasol n-Propanol, Sasol n-Propyl Acetate, Sasol Butyl Glycol Ether, Sasol Methyl Isobutyl Ketone, Sasol n-Butanol, Sasol Ethyl Acetate
Brochure
Products: Sasol Ethyl Acrylate, Sasol Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Sasol Acetone, Sasol Butyl Acrylate, Sasol n-Propanol, Sasol n-Propyl Acetate, Sasol Butyl Glycol Ether, Sasol Methyl Isobutyl Ketone, Sasol n-Butanol, Sasol Ethyl Acetate
Brochure
Sasol Butyl Glygol Acetate, Sasol Butyl Triglycol Ether (BTGE), Sasol Ethanol 99.9 DB-Old, Sasol Ethyl Acrylate, Sasol Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Sasol Acetone, Sasol Butyl Acrylate, Sasol n-Propanol, Sasol n-Propyl Acetate, Sasol Glacial Acrylic Acid, Sasol Butyl Diglygol Acetate, Sasol Ethyol 78, Sasol Butyl Glycol Ether, Sasol Butyl diglycol Ether (BDGE), Sasol Isobutanol, Sasol Methyl Isobutyl Ketone, Sasol n-Butanol, Sasol n-Propanol BPR, Sasol Ethyl Acetate, Sasol Isopropylol, Sasol Ethanol 99.9 UN-Old, Sasol Ethanol 99.9 DB, Sasol Ethanol 99.9 UN
Brochure
Products: Sasol Butyl Glygol Acetate, Sasol Butyl Triglycol Ether (BTGE), Sasol Ethanol 99.9 DB-Old, Sasol Ethyl Acrylate, Sasol Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Sasol Acetone, Sasol Butyl Acrylate, Sasol n-Propanol, Sasol n-Propyl Acetate, Sasol Glacial Acrylic Acid, Sasol Butyl Diglygol Acetate, Sasol Ethyol 78, Sasol Butyl Glycol Ether, Sasol Butyl diglycol Ether (BDGE), Sasol Isobutanol, Sasol Methyl Isobutyl Ketone, Sasol n-Butanol, Sasol n-Propanol BPR, Sasol Ethyl Acetate, Sasol Isopropylol, Sasol Ethanol 99.9 UN-Old, Sasol Ethanol 99.9 DB, Sasol Ethanol 99.9 UN
Safety Data Sheet
Sasol n-Propyl Acetate
Safety Data Sheet
Products: Sasol n-Propyl Acetate