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Diethyl carbonate

Chemical Properties

Melting point -43 °C (lit.)
Boiling point 126-128 °C (lit.)
Density  0.975 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
vapor density  4.1 (vs air)
vapor pressure  10 mm Hg ( 23.8 °C)
refractive index  n20/D 1.384(lit.)
Flash point 88 °F
storage temp.  no restrictions.
solubility  18.8mg/l insoluble
form  Liquid
color  Clear
PH 6.3 (1g/l, H2O)
Odor Pleasant, etheral; mild and nonresidual.
explosive limit 1.4-11.0%(V)
Water Solubility  Negligible
Sensitive  Moisture Sensitive
Merck  14,3780
BRN  956591
Stability Stable. Flammable. Incompatible with strong acids, strong bases, reducing agents, oxidizing agents. Protect from moisture.
LogP 1.21 at 25℃
CAS DataBase Reference 105-58-8(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Carbonic acid, diethyl ester(105-58-8)
EPA Substance Registry System Diethyl carbonate (105-58-8)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  T,Xi
Risk Statements  23/24/25-36/37/38-10
Safety Statements  26-36-45-16-23
RIDADR  UN 2811 6.1/PG 2
WGK Germany  3
RTECS  YE1050000
Autoignition Temperature 445 °C
HS Code  2920 90 10
HazardClass  3
PackingGroup  III
Hazardous Substances Data 105-58-8(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 orally in Rabbit: > 4900 mg/kg
LC50 (inhalation) > 21 mg/kg (mouse)
TDL0 500 mg/kg (mouse)
LD50 (s.c.) 8500 mg/kg (rat)


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