Preparation of methyl formate

methyl formate

Preparation of methyl formate Methyl formate is prepared by the action of methyl alcohol saturated with hydrochloric acid on calcium formate. To the round-bottom flask equipped with dropping funnel and a reflux condenser, the latter being connected with a well-cooled descending condenser 100 g of calcium formate are placed. 130 ml methyl alcohol saturated with … Read more