Agent Name

Ethyl-3-ethoxypropionate

CAS Number

763-63852-09-3 9-9

Formula

C7-H14-O3

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

3-Ethoxypropionic acid ethyl ester; Ethoxypropionic acid, ethyl ester; Ethyl 3-ethoxypropanoate; Ethyl 3-ethoxypropionate; Ethyl beta-ethoxypropionate; Ethylester kyseliny 3-ethoxypropionove [Czech]; Propanoic acid, 3-ethoxy-, ethyl ester; Propionic acid, 3-ethoxy-, ethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters (<C12)

Description

Water-white liquid with an ester-like odor; [CAMEO]

Comments

It appears to be similar to other esters with low toxicity. It is a mild mucous membrane irritant. Animal studies show no adverse effects below 250 ppm. Its unpleasant odor limits use as a substitute for glycol ethers in the electronics industry. [Sullivan, p. 450-1] A skin and eye irritant; Inhalation of high concentrations can cause CNS depression; [CAMEO]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.9 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 138 deg F; Boiling point range = 165-172 deg C; [Ullmann]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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