Iodomethane solution

2.0 M in tert-butyl methyl ether, contains copper as stabilizer

Methyl iodide
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vapor pressure

16.85 psi ( 55 °C)
4.86 psi ( 20 °C)

Quality Level


copper as stabilizer


2.0 M in tert-butyl methyl ether


41-43 °C


0.933 g/mL at 25 °C

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General description

The product is 2M solution of iodomethane in tert-butyl methyl ether. Iodomethane also known as methyl iodide is an alkyl halide commonly employed as methylating agent.


100 mL in Sure/Seal™

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UN 1993BE 3 / PGII

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

-0.4 °F

Flash Point(C)

-18 °C

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