Propyl Acetate

Propyl acetate is a chemical ester used as a solvent as well as a flavor and fragrance enhancer in a variety of food products and consumer goods. It is also known as n-propyl acetate, propyl ethanoate, propyl ester, and 1-Acetoxypropane. The chemical formula of propyl acetate is C5H10O2. Its molecular weight is 102.133 g/mol. Brenntag North America sells propanol propyl acetate for use in a range of industrial manufacturing applications. This product is listed under the CAS registry number 109-60-4 and the EC number 203-686-1.


Molar Weight102.133 g/mol
Melting Point-92.8°C
Boiling Point101.7°C
Flash Point12.2°C
Density0.888 g/cc

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Ink, toner and colourant
  • Adhesives and Sealants
  • Flavouring agent
  • Solvents
  • Cosmetic products
  • Paint and Coatings


  • Coatings & Construction
  • Cosmetics
  • Food
  • Chemical Processing

Synonyms: Acetic Acid, n - Propyl Ester, N - Propyl Acetate, Normal Propyl Acetate, NPAC, Propyl Acetate

Chemical Formula: C5H10O2

CAS Number: 109-60-4