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8.02898 Sigma-Aldrich

Diethyl carbonate

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for synthesis

Synonym: Carbonic acid diethyl ester, Diethyl carbonate

  • CAS Number 105-58-8

  • Linear Formula CO(OC2H5)2

  • Molecular Weight 118.13

  •  MDL number MFCD00009107

  •  EC Index Number 203-311-1

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Quality Level   200
vapor pressure   11 hPa ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
autoignition temp.   445 °C
potency   >4900 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
expl. lim.   1.4-11.0 % (v/v)
greener alternative product characteristics   Less Hazardous Chemical Syntheses
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pH   6.3 (1 g/L in H2O)
bp   126 °C/1013 hPa
mp   -43 °C
transition temp   flash point 33 °C
solubility   insoluble 18.8 mg/L
density   0.97 g/cm3 at 20 °C
greener alternative category   Aligned
InChI   1S/C5H10O3/c1-3-7-5(6)8-4-2/h3-4H2,1-2H3
InChI key   OIFBSDVPJOWBCH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
storage conditions   no restrictions.

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Analysis Note

Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.974 - 0.975
Identity (IR): passes test

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