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  • Biodegradable

    Readily biodegradable (EPI Suite estimation).

  • Renewable Origin

    Up to 88 wt.% biobased product.

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Product Description:

Item Name:

Methyl levulinate

CAS Number:

624-45-3

Synonyms:

Methyl 4-oxopentanoate; Levulinic Acid Methyl Ester; Pentanoic acid, 4-oxo-, methyl ester; Methyl 4-oxovalerate.

Molecular formula:

C6H10O3

Molecular weight, g/mol:

130.143

Relative density @ 25 ºC, g/cm³:

1.051

Purity, wt.%:

Min. 97

Appearance:

Clear colorless liquid.

Freezing point, ºC:

-24

Flash point, ºC:

72.0

Flammability:

Combustible liquid.

Boiling point, ºC:

194

Vapor pressure @ 20 ºC, kPa:

0.06 (EPI Suite estmation)

Surface tension @ 20 °C, mN/m:

30.3

Partition coefficient, log Pow:

-0.13 (EPI Suite estmation)

Water miscibility @ 20 ºC, g/L:

Miscible.

Dispersion parameter @ 20 ºC,(cal/cm³)^½:

6.1

Hydrogen-bonding parameter @20 ºC, (cal/cm³)^½:

4.0

Polar parameter @ 20 ºC,(cal/cm³)^½:

2.1

Hildebrand parameter @ 20 ºC,(cal/cm³)^½:

10.0

Solubility (other):

Miscible with ethanol, diethyl ether acetone and benzene.

Explosive properties:

Not classified.

GHS Classification information:

Combustible liquid (Category 4), H227.

Acute health hazards:

Negligible

Chronic health hazards:

Negligible

Environmental hazards:

Negligible

Physical and chemical hazards:

Low

Renewable origin information:

Up to 88 wt.% biobased product.

Environmental properties information:

Readily biodegradable (EPI Suite estimation).

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