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Testing Status of Ethyl formate M060020


CASRN: 109-94-4

Formula: C3-H6-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Carboxylic acid oxaethane
  • Ethyl formic ester
  • Ethyl methanoate
  • Formic acid, ethyl ester

Known Uses

Flavoring agent. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A02552)  Completed 
    •  Negative