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Dimethyl carbonate

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analytical standard

Synonym: Carbonic acid dimethyl ester

  • CAS Number 616-38-6

  • Linear Formula (CH3O)2CO

  • Molecular Weight 90.08

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 635821

  •  EC Number 210-478-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00008420

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329750117

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
grade   analytical standard
vapor density   3.1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   18 mmHg ( 21.1 °C)
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
greener alternative product characteristics   Less Hazardous Chemical Syntheses
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application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
impurities   ≤0.02% water
refractive index   n20/D 1.368 (lit.)
  n20/D 1.369
bp   90 °C (lit.)
mp   2-4 °C (lit.)
density   1.069 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Environmental
Pharmaceutical
greener alternative category   Aligned
SMILES string   O=C(OC)OC
InChI   1S/C3H6O3/c1-5-3(4)6-2/h1-2H3
InChI key   IEJIGPNLZYLLBP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

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Dimethyl carbonate is a unique molecule with versatile chemical reactivity. It is an environmentally benign building block and also a safe substitute for dimethyl sulfate or methyl halides.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1161 - class 3 - PG 2 - Dimethyl carbonate
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
FG0450000
Flash Point(F) 
60.8 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
16 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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