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dimethyl carbonate

CAS No.: 616-38-6
Synonyms:
Formula: C3H6O3
Exact Mass: 90.03170
Molecular Weight: 90.07790
PSA: 35.53000
LogP: 0.39920
Description Feedback
Dimethyl carbonate (DMC) is an organic compound with the formula OC(OCH3)2. It is a colourless, flammable liquid. It is classified as a carbonate ester. This compound has found use as a methylating agent and more recently as a solvent that is exempt from the restrictions placed on most volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the US. Dimethyl carbonate is often considered to be a green reagent.

Properties Feedback
Appearance & Physical State:colourless liquid
Density:1.069
Melting Point:41674ºC
Boiling Point:90ºC
Flash Point:18ºC
Refractive Index:1.3672-1.3692
Stability:Stable. Highly flammable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, potassium t-butoxide.
Storage Condition:Flammables area

Safety Info Feedback
Symbol:
GHS02
Sign:Danger
hazard declaration:H225
hazard declaration add:
waring notice:P210; P370 + P378; P403 + P235
RTECS:FG0450000
Hazard Class:3
Safety Statements:S16-S9
HS Code:2920909090
Packing Group:II
WGK Germany:1
RIDADR:UN 1161
Risk Statements:R11
Hazard Codes:F

GC Analytical Method Total: 1 GC Analytical Method
Normal alkane RI, non-polar column, custom temperature program [Detail]
Column type Active phase Temperature (C) Retention Index (I) Reference
Capillary HP-5 620. Rotsatschakul, Visesanguan, et al., 2009
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MSDS


Synthesis Route Total: 150 Synthesis Route
 
67-56-1
30928-71-3
~99%
616-38-6
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96-49-1
67-56-1
~99%
107-21-1
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