dimethyl carbonate

CAS No. 616-38-6

Formula: C3H6O3
Basic Info

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.

Formula
C3H6O3
Molecular Weight
90.0779
Exact Mass
90.0317
LogP
0.3992
PSA
35.53
Synonyms

EINECS 210-478-4

Dimethyl carbonate

UN1161

Carbonic acid, dimethyl ester

dimethoxymethylal

Methyl carbonate

carbonic acid dimethyl ester

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Properties
Appearance & Physical State
colourless liquid
Density
1.069
Boiling Point
90ºC
Melting Point
41674ºC
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
RTECS
FG0450000
Safety Statements
S16-S9
WGK Germany
1
Risk Statements
R11
HS Code
2920909090
RIDADR
UN 1161
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Caution Statement
P210; P370 + P378; P403 + P235
Hazard Codes
Hazard Declaration
Spectrum
NMR Spectrum 1H NMR : parameter in CDCl3
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IR Spectrum IR : liquid film
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Mass Spectrum Mass spectrum (electron ionization)
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Raman Spectrum Raman : 4880 A,200 M,liquid
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Analysis Methods
Normal alkane RI, non-polar column, custom temperature program
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Column Shape
Capillary
Active Phase(℃)
HP-5
Retention index
620.
Temperature Control
Method
custom temperature program
Comments
60. m/0.25 mm/0.25 μm, Helium; Program: 30 0C (2 min) <sup> </sup>2 0Cmin -&gt; 60 0C <sup> </sup>10 0C/min -&gt; 100 0C <sup> </sup>20 0C/min -&gt; 140 0C <sup> </sup>10 0C/min -&gt; 200 0C (10 min)
Reference
Rotsatschakul, P.Visesanguan, W.Smitinont, T.Chaiseri, S.Changes in volatile compounds during fermentation of nham (Thai fermented sausage)Int. Food Res. J.2009, 16, 391-414.

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