Isopropenyl acetate (IPA)

$Isopropenyl acetate (IPA)

Clear, colourless to yellowish, mobile liquid with a pleasant, ester-like odour

Synonym: 1-Methylvinyl acetate

  • Empirical formula C5H8O2
  • Molecular weight 100.12

Mild acetylating agent for pharmaceutical  ingredients (steroids) and fragrance and flavour chemicals. For the synthesis of enol acetates. Comonomer for the production of synthetic resins.



Drum with PE-inner liner 205l (170 kg net)
Intermediate bulk container PE 1000 l (830 kg net)


Isopropenyl acetate should be protected from humidity, since otherwise hydrolysis to acetone and acetic acid may occur. Storage beyond the recommended period does not necessarily mean that the product is no longer usable. In this case however, the properties required for the intended use must be checked for quality assurance reasons.

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Wacker Chemical Corporation
3301 Sutton Road
Adrian, MI 49221-9397
United States
+1  888  922-5374 (Phone)

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