Dimethyl Carbonate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Dimethyl Carbonate Properties

Dimethyl Carbonate

Dimethyl Carbonate 3D Structure-Molecule 3D Struture
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Dimethyl Carbonate Structure-Molecule Struture
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Dimethyl Carbonate is a solvent of both extraction and reaction used in many industries, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, hydrocarbon refinery, paint and coatings and fragrances etc. It is used as a methylation and carbonylation agent in organic synthesis and as a fuel and lube additive.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless Liquid
Boiling Point 90.5 °C
CAS Number 616-38-6
Density 1.069gcm3
EINECS Number 210-478-4
IUPAC Name Dimethyl carbonate
InChI 1S/C3H6O3/c1-5-3(4)6-2/h1-2H3
Melting Point 2-4 °C
Molar Mass 90.08 g/mol
Molecular Formula C3H6O3
NFPA 704 H-3,F-3,R-0,C-NA
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms Carbonic Acid Dimethyl Ester;Carbonic Acid,Esters,Dimethyl Ester;Methyl Carbonate;Methyl Carbonate