Dimethyl Oxalate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Dimethyl Oxalate Properties

Dimethyl Oxalate

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Dimethyl Oxalate is useful as reducing agents for photography, bleaching, and rust removal. They are widely used as an purifying agent in pharmaceutical industry, precipitating agent in rare-earth metal processing, bleaching agent in textile and wood industry, rust-remover for metal treatment, grinding agent, waste water treatment.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless Crystal
Boiling Point 163.5 °C
CAS Number 553-90-2
Chemical Composition Methanol;Oxalic Acid
Density 1.148gcm3
EINECS Number 209-053-6
IUPAC Name dimethyl ethanedioate
InChI 1/C4H6O4/c1-7-3(5)4(6)8-2/h1-2H3
Melting Point 50-54 °C
Molar Mass 118.088g/mol
Molecular Formula C4H6O4
NFPA 704 H-2,F-2,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number RO2850000
Refractive 1.391 n/D
Synonyms Ethanedioicacid,Dimethyl Ester (9CI);Oxalic Acid, Dimethyl Ester(6CI,8CI);Dimethyloxalate;Methyl Oxalate
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