Tradex Corporation


Methyl Formate

Description :

Methyl Formate is also known as methyl methanoate is a clear liquid with ethereal odor. It is a colorless liquid highly flameable and toxic in nature. Primarily used to manufacture formamide, dimethylformamide, and formic acid.

Application :

Di-Methyl Formamide (DMF), Pharmaceuticals, Metal Foundries, Fumigant and Larvicide for Tobacco, Organic Synthesis and in formulation of Synthetic Flavours, Cellulose Acetate solvent for Anisotropic.

Packing :

Tanker Load, Seal Pack Drum.

Specifications :
Methyl Formate Content 92-97% by wt.
Methanol Rest
Boiling Point Range 31°C to 31.5°C (70% mixture to distill)
Density 0.96 gms/cc ( 25°C)
Vapour Density 2.07
Vapour Pressure 1.9 bar at 50°C
Ignition Limit 5% to 23% at 100% Methyl Formate Concentration
Auto Ignition Temperature 465°C
Flash Point (-) 19°C
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) 100 ppm
Reactivity Contact with strong oxidizers may cause fire and explosions
CAS No. 107-31-3
UN No. 1243