- Formula: C2H4O2
- Molecular weight: 60.0520
- IUPAC Standard InChI:
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- IUPAC Standard InChIKey: TZIHFWKZFHZASV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
- CAS Registry Number: 107-31-3
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- Other names: Formic acid, methyl ester; Methyl methanoate; HCOOCH3; Formiate de methyle; Methylester kyseliny mravenci; Methylformiaat; Methylformiat; Mravencan methylnaty; UN 1243; Methyl ester of formic acid; Methanoic acid methyl ester
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Gas phase thermochemistry data
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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.
Data compiled as indicated in comments:
DRB - Donald R. Burgess, Jr.
ALS - Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein
GT - Glushko Thermocenter, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
|fH°gas||-336.9||kJ/mol||N/A||Gladii, Starchevskii, et al., 1990||Value computed using «DELTA»fHliquid° value of -365.9 kj/mol from Gladii, Starchevskii, et al., 1990 and «DELTA»vapH° value of 29.0 kj/mol from Hine and Klueppet, 1974.; DRB|
|fH°gas||-349.0||kJ/mol||N/A||Guthrie, 1974||Value computed using «DELTA»fHliquid° value of -378.0 kj/mol from Guthrie, 1974 and «DELTA»vapH° value of 29.0 kj/mol from Hine and Klueppet, 1974.; DRB|
|fH°gas||-362.||kJ/mol||Cm||Hine and Klueppet, 1974||ALS|
|fH°gas||-355.5||kJ/mol||Ccr||Hall and Baldt, 1971||ALS|
Constant pressure heat capacity of gas
|Cp,gas (J/mol*K)||Temperature (K)||Reference||Comment|
|44.06||100.||Chao J., 1986||p=1 bar. Recommended S(T) and Cp(T) values are in close agreement with statistical values calculated by [ Vay P.-M., 1971] (discrepancies in S(T) do not exceed 1.3 J/mol*K) and value of S(298.15 K)=286.10 J/mol*K determined from high accuracy ab initio calculation [ East A.L.L., 1997].; GT|
|64.38 ± 0.09||298.15|
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Gladii, Starchevskii, et al., 1990
Gladii, S.L.; Starchevskii, M.K.; Pazderskii, Yu.A.; Moiseev, I.I., Chemical equilibrium in the methyl formate-water-methanol-formic acid system, J. Appl. Chem. USSR, 1990, 63, 106-111. [all data]
Hine and Klueppet, 1974
Hine, J.; Klueppet, A.W., Structural effects on rates and equilibria. XVIII. Thermodynamic stability of ortho esters, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1974, 96, 2924-2929. [all data]
Guthrie, J.P., Hydration of carboxamides. Evaluation of the free energy change for addition of water to acetamide and formamide derivatives, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1974, 96, 3608-3615. [all data]
Hall and Baldt, 1971
Hall, H.K., Jr.; Baldt, J.H., Thermochemistry of strained-ring bridgehead nitriles and esters, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1971, 93, 140-145. [all data]
Chao J., 1986
Chao J., Thermodynamic properties of key organic oxygen compounds in the carbon range C1 to C4. Part 2. Ideal gas properties, J. Phys. Chem. Ref. Data, 1986, 15, 1369-1436. [all data]
Vay P.-M., 1971
Vay P.-M., Tables of thermodynamic functions for gaseous methyl formate and methyl acetate, J. Chim. Phys. Physico-Chim. Biol., 1971, 68, 1757-1758. [all data]
East A.L.L., 1997
East A.L.L., Ab initio statistical thermodynamical models for the computation of third-law entropies, J. Chem. Phys., 1997, 106, 6655-6674. [all data]
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- Symbols used in this document:
Cp,gas Constant pressure heat capacity of gas fH°gas Enthalpy of formation of gas at standard conditions
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