Methyl acetoacetate is a clear colorless liquid. Flash point 158°F. Denser than water and slightly soluble in water. Vapors heavier than air. It is a chemical reagent used in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals. It participates in the Biginelli reaction, forming molecules including dihydropyrimidinones.
Mainly used as a chemical intermediate in the production of a wide variety of compounds, such as amino acids, antibiotics, antimalarial agents, as well as the manufacture of dyes, inks, lacquers, perfumes.
Package & Storage
Storage: Sealed,light and oxygen resistant.