Dimethoxyethane Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Dimethoxyethane Properties

Dimethoxyethane

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Description

 

Dimethoxyethane is a liquid ether that is used as a solvent. It is often used as a higher boiling alternative to diethyl ether and THF. It forms chelate complexes with cations and acts as a bidentate ligand. It is therefore often used in organometallic chemistry like Grignard reactions, hydride reductions, and palladium-catalyzed reactions like Suzuki reactions and Stille coupling. It is also a good solvent for oligo- and polysaccharides.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colorless Liquid
Boiling Point 85 °C
CAS Number 110-71-4
Class 3
Density 0.867 g/ml
EINECS Number 203-794-9
HS Code 29091900
IUPAC Name 1,2-Dimethoxyethane
InChI 1S/C4H10O2/c1-5-3-4-6-2/h3-4H2,1-2H3
InChIKey XTHFKEDIFFGKHM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Melting Point -58 °C
Molar Mass 90.12 g/mol
Molecular Formula C4H10O2
NFPA 704 H-2,F-3,R-2,C-NA
PG 2
RTECS Number KI1451000
Refractive n20/D 1.379
Related Compounds Ethylene Glycol;1,4-Dioxane
Solubility Miscible
Synonyms DME;Glyme;Monoglyme;Dimethyl Cellosolve;1,2-Dimethoxyethane;Ethylene Dimethyl Ether;Ethylene Glycol Dimethyl Ether;Glycol Dimethyl Ether;Hisolve MMM;Monoethylene Glycol Dimethyl Ether;a,b-Dimethoxyethane;1,2-Ethanediol, Dimethyl Ether;2,5-Dioxahexane
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