Dimethyl Malonate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Dimethyl Malonate Properties

Dimethyl Malonate

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Dimethyl Malonate is a diester derivative of malonic acid. It is a common reagent for organic synthesis. It is used in the malonic ester synthesis, and for the preparation of mono-substituted and di-substituted acetic acid.It is used for the synthesis of pharmaceuticals such as chloroquine, butazolidin, barbital,and also in pesticide and paints.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colorless Liquid
Boiling Point 180-181 °C
CAS Number 108-59-8
Class 3
Density 1.154 g/cm3
EINECS Number 203-597-8
IUPAC Name Propanedioic Acid Dimethyl Ester
InChI 1S/C5H8O4/c1-8-4(6)3-5(7)9-2/h3H2,1-2H3
Melting Point -62 °C
Molar Mass 132.115 g/mol
Molecular Formula C5H8O4
Solubility Slightly Soluble
Synonyms Malonic Acid Dimethyl Ester;Methyl Malonate;Dimethyl 1,3-Propanedioate