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methyl acetate

n.
A flammable colorless fragrant liquid ester, C3H6O2, used as a paint remover and general solvent and in the manufacture of perfumes and flavorings.
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methyl acetate

n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless volatile flammable liquid ester with a fragrant odour, used as a solvent, esp in paint removers. Formula: CH3COOCH3
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meth′yl ac′etate


n.
a colorless, flammable, volatile liquid, C3H6O2, the methyl ester of acetic acid used chiefly as a solvent.
[1900–05]
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Several widely used exempt VOCs include, but are not limited to, acetone, methyl acetate, t-butyl acetate (TBAC), dimethyl carbonate, 2-amino-2-methyl-l-propanol (AMP), and parachlorobenzotrifluoride (PCBTF).
The solubility curves for ethyl acetate are shown in Figures 18-20, and are representative of methyl acetate, methylbutanoate, ethyl proprionate, isopropyl acetate, butyl acetate, isoamyl acetate, ethyl-2-methylproprionate and butanoic acid.
Terry Walker, upon which I wrote my honors thesis focused on biodiesel production using enzymes and methyl acetate. This combination does not form soap in the reaction but creates a different product: triacetin.
This list includes carbon dioxide, ethane, acetone, benzene, methanol, hexane, ethyl ether, and methyl acetate, amongst others [2-4].
Conventionally, Naphtha and natural gas are utilized as a precursor for the production of various commodity chemicals such as methanol, methyl acetate, ethylene, propylene, oxo chemicals, acetic anhydride, acetic acid and dimethyl ether across the globe.
Balundgi, "Densities, viscosities, refractive indices, and speeds of sound in methyl acetoacetate + methyl acetate, + ethyl acetate, + nbutyl acetate, +methyl benzoate, and + ethyl benzoate at 298.15, 303.15, and 308.15K," Journal Of Chemical And Engineering Data, vol.
* Ultrasonic velocity ([nu]) of methyl acetate at 27 [degrees]C (Expt.)=1120 m/s
4 that the yield of methyl acetate over SFT catalyst quickly decreased with the increasing of the catalyst reuse times.
The SF indicated strong absorption peaks at 1636 [cm.sup.-1] for methanol, 1638 [cm.sup.-1] for ethanol and 1641 [cm.sup.-1] for ethyl acetate and methyl acetate, respectively (Figure 5).
Methanol (MeOH) was selected as solvent because of low chain transfer constant to solvent and the ease of separation of the methyl acetate produced as byproduct.
Industrial applications of the technology include esterification systems such as methyl acetate (Agreda and Partin, 1984) and etherification systems such as MTBE (Smith, 1994), ETBE (Thiel et al., 1997) and TAME (Hickey and Adams, 1994).