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Aceto Acetic Ethyal Easter

Aceto Acetic Ethyal Easter

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The organic compound ethyl acetoacetate (EAA) is the ethyl ester of acetoacetic acid. It is mainly used as a chemical intermediate in the production of a wide variety of compounds, such as amino acidsanalgesicsantibioticsantimalarial agentsantipyrine and aminopyrine, and vitamin B1; as well as the manufacture of dyesinkslacquersperfumesplastics, and yellow paint pigments. Alone, it is used as a flavoring for food.

Names
IUPAC name
Ethyl 3-oxobutanoate
Other names
  • Acetoacetic acid ethyl ester
  • Ethyl acetylacetate
  • 3-Oxobutanoic acid ethyl este

 

Identifiers
CAS Number
  • 141-97-9 
3D model (JSmol)
  • Interactive image
ChEMBL
  • ChEMBL169176 
ChemSpider
  • 13865426
ECHA InfoCard100.005.015
KEGG
  • C03500 
RTECS numberAK5250000
UNII
  • IZP61H3TB1


Properties
Chemical formula
C6H10O3
Molar mass130.14 g/mol
AppearanceColourless liquid
OdorFruit or rum
Density1.021 g/cm3, liquid
Melting point−45 °C (−49 °F; 228 K)
Boiling point180.8 °C (357.4 °F; 453.9 K)
Solubility in water
2.86 g/100 ml (20 °C)
Acidity (pKa)
  • 10.68 (in H2O)
  • 14.2 (in DMSO)
Magnetic susceptibility (χ)
−71.67×10−6 cm3/mol