Methyl O-Toluate

Methyl O-Toluate

Product name:  Methyl o-toluate

CAS number:  89-71-4

Purity:  99%

Appearance:  Colorless transparent liquid

Package:  200KG/Drum, or as customized package

Place of Origin:  Anhui, China

Density:1.063 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Boiling point:113 °C27 mm Hg(lit.)

Flash point:95 °C

Storage: Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

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Methyl O-Toluate

Name Methyl o-toluate
Synonyms o-Toluic Acid Methyl Ester; methyl 2-methylbenzoate
EINECS 201-932-2
Purity  99%
Molecular Formula C9H10O2
Molecular Weight 150.1745
Appearance Colorless transparent liquid
Density 1.045g/cm3
Melting Point -50ºC
Boiling Point 215°C at 760 mmHg
Flash Point 82.2°C
Solubility Not miscible difficult to mix in water

Product Usage

Used in organic synthesis.

Product Package

200KG/Drum, or as customized package.


Store in a cool, ventilated warehouse.
It should be stored separately from oxidants and edible chemicals, and avoid mixed storage.
Keep the container tightly closed.
Keep away from fire and heat sources.
The warehouse must be equipped with lightning protection equipment.
The exhaust system should be equipped with a grounding device to remove static electricity.
Use explosion-proof lighting and ventilation settings.
It is forbidden to use equipment and tools that are prone to sparks.
The storage area should be equipped with leakage emergency treatment equipment and suitable storage materials.

First-aid Measures

General advice
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.

If swallowed
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

Fire-fighting Measures

Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Special protective actions for fire-fighters
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

Precautions and protective measures for fire extinguishing
Firefighters must wear self-contained breathing apparatus and full-body firefighting suits to put out fires in the upwind direction.
Move the container from the fire scene to an open place as much as possible.
If the container in the fire scene has changed color or made a sound from the safety relief device, it must be evacuated immediately.
Isolate the scene of the accident and prohibit irrelevant personnel from entering. Contain and process fire fighting water to prevent environmental pollution.

Accidental Release Measures

It is recommended that emergency personnel wear air-contained breathing apparatus, anti-static clothing, and rubber and oil-resistant gloves.
Do not touch or cross the spill.
All equipment used during operation should be grounded.
Cut off the source of leakage as much as possible.
Eliminate all ignition sources.
According to the area affected by liquid flow, steam or dust diffusion, the warning zone shall be delineated, and unrelated personnel shall be evacuated from the crosswind and upwind direction to the safe area.

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