- Formula: C4H8O2
- Molecular weight: 88.1051
- IUPAC Standard InChI:
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- IUPAC Standard InChIKey: RJUFJBKOKNCXHH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
- CAS Registry Number: 554-12-1
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- Other names: Propanoic acid, methyl ester; Propionic acid, methyl ester; Methyl propanoate; Methyl propylate; C2H5COOCH3; Propionate de methyle; Methylester kyseliny propionove; UN 1248; Methyl ester of propanoic acid; NSC 9375
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Reaction thermochemistry data
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Data compiled by: Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein
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+ = + 2
By formula: C6H14O3 + H2O = C4H8O2 + 2CH4O
|rH°||-26.12 ± 0.067||kJ/mol||Cm||Wiberg, Martin, et al., 1985||liquid phase; solvent: Aqueous dioxane|
|rH°||-51.76 ± 0.54||kJ/mol||Eqk||Guthrie and Cullimore, 1980||liquid phase|
|rH°||-26.28 ± 0.071||kJ/mol||Cm||Wiberg, 1980||liquid phase; solvent: Water; Hydrolysis|
2 + =
By formula: 2H2 + C4H4O2 = C4H8O2
|rH°||-331. ± 4.6||kJ/mol||Chyd||Flitcroft and Skinner, 1958||liquid phase; solvent: Ethanol|
+ = +
By formula: C4H8O2 + H2O = CH4O + C3H6O2
|rH°||-60.17 ± 0.92||kJ/mol||Eqk||Guthrie and Cullimore, 1980||liquid phase|
By formula: H2 + C4H6O2 = C4H8O2
|rH°||-501.2||kJ/mol||Chyd||Veselova and Sul'man, 1980||liquid phase|
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Wiberg, Martin, et al., 1985
Wiberg, K.B.; Martin, E.J.; Squires, R.R., Thermochemical studies of carbonyl compounds. 3. Enthalpies of hydrolysis of ortho esters, J. Org. Chem., 1985, 50, 4717-4720. [all data]
Guthrie and Cullimore, 1980
Guthrie, J.P.; Cullimore, P.A., Effect of the acyl substituent on the equilibrium constant for hydration of esters, Can. J. Chem., 1980, 58, 1281-1294. [all data]
Wiberg, K.B., Energies of organic compounds, Rept. DOE-E(11-1)4060 Prepared for US Dept. of Energy by Yale Univ., New Haven, CT. Avail. NTIS, 1980, 1-24. [all data]
Flitcroft and Skinner, 1958
Flitcroft, T.L.; Skinner, H.A., Heats of hydrogenation Part 2.-Acetylene derivatives, Trans. Faraday Soc., 1958, 54, 47-53. [all data]
Veselova and Sul'man, 1980
Veselova, M.E.; Sul'man, E.M., Effect of the chemical structure of «alpha»,«beta»-unsaturated esters and ketones on the selectivity of their hydrogenation, Svoistva Veshchestv i Stroenie Molekul, Kalinin, 1980, 140-143. [all data]
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rH° Enthalpy of reaction at standard conditions
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