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Ethenyl Acetate

  • Product Name: Ethenyl acetate
  • Other Names: VAM, Vinyl acetate monomer
  • Cas No.: 108-05-4
  • Purity: 99.5%
  • MF: C4H6O2
  • Appearance: Colorless liquid
  • Package: Drum
  • Certificate: ISO
  • Application: It also known as vinyl acetate, is a chemical compound commonly used in the production of polymers, resins, and various industrial products. It is primarily used in the manufacture of polyvinyl acetate (PVAc), which is a type of adhesive and binder
  • Sample: Available

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Product Detail

Ethenyl acetate, also known as vinyl acetate, is an organic compound, chemical formula C4H6O2, is an important organic chemical raw material. Vinyl acetate A colorless flammable liquid with a sweet ether taste that is used in organic synthesis, mainly for vinylon synthesis, but also as a chemical agent in the binder and coating industry.

Product Parameter

Synonyms Ethenyl ethanoate, Acetic acid vinyl ester, Vinyl ethanoate, Acetoxyethene, VyAc, VAM,Vinyl acetate monomer, Acetic acid ethenyl ester, 1-Acetoxyethylene
Chemical Formula C4H6O2 CAS Number 108-05-4
Molar mass 86.090 g·mol−1
Appearance Colorless liquid
Odor Sweet, pleasant, fruity; may be sharp and irritating
Density 0.934 g/cm3
Melting point −93.5 °C (−136.3 °F; 179.7 K)
Boiling point 72.7 °C (162.9 °F; 345.8 K)
Vapor pressure 88 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
Refractive index n20/D 1.395(lit.)
Flash point −8 °C (18 °F; 265 K)
Solubility 20g/l
Solubility in water 23 g/L (20 °C)
Stability Stable. Highlyflammable. Incompatible with acids, bases, oxidizingagents, peroxides, chlorosulfonicacid,ethyleneimine, hydrochloricacid, oleum, knitricacid, sulfuricacid, 2-aminoethanol, light. Susceptible to polymerization;commercial product may be stabilized by the addition of hydroquinone.
log P 0.73 at 20°C
Storage condition 2-8°C



1 Solvent: vinyl acetate is a commonly used organic solvent, has good solubility, can dissolve many organic and some inorganic substances. It is widely used in ink, paint, glue, cleaning agent, capsule coating and other fields.

2. Chemical synthesis: EtOAc is a commonly used chemical synthesis raw material, widely used in organic synthesis reactions. It can be used as a reaction solvent or intermediate in transesterification reaction, dehydration reaction, substitution reaction, etc.

3. Food and beverage: Vinyl acetate is widely used by the food industry as a solvent for food flavoring agents. Chemical ethenyl acetate can be used to prepare spices, chewing gum, sweeteners, fruit drinks and other food and beverage products.

4. Pharmaceutical industry: EtOAc is also used in the pharmaceutical industry. It can be used as a solvent or intermediate for drug synthesis, but also for the preparation of some drugs coating, coating and so on.

5. Fragrance and flavor industry: vinyl acetate can be used as the main component of the fragrance and flavor industry. It provides a fruit and flower scent for use in the manufacture of perfumes, perfumes, shampoos, soaps, etc.

Multiple uses of products

It use in Polymer and Plastics Industry,Coatings and Paints Industry,Textile Industry,Paper and Packaging Industry,Construction Industry,Packaging Industry,Footwear Industry,Cosmetics and Personal Care Industry