methyl 2-oxopropanoate
CAS 600-22-6

Chemical structure of methyl 2-oxopropanoate
  • Molecular Formula: C4H6O3
  • Molecular Weight: 102.09 g/mol
Identifiers for methyl 2-oxopropanoate
  • Cas Number: 600-22-6
  • EINECS Number: 209-987-4
  • MDL Number: MFCD00008754
  • Smiles: COC(=O)C(C)=O
Synthesis and properties of methyl 2-oxopropanoate
Synthesis (Preparation) Reference(s) for methyl 2-oxopropanoate: Chemistry Letters, 18, p. 99, 1989
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 70, p. 3135, 1948
Organic Syntheses, Coll. Vol. 3, p. 610, 1955
Synonym Chemical Name(s):
methyl 2-oxopropanoate
2-oxo-propionic acid methyl ester
2-ketopropionic acid methyl ester
methyl 2-oxopropanoat
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Physical Properties:
Melting Point of methyl 2-oxopropanoate: n/a
Boiling Point of methyl 2-oxopropanoate: 134-137 ºC
Density of methyl 2-oxopropanoate: 1.13 g/mL
Refractive Index of methyl 2-oxopropanoate: 1.4040
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