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Dimethyl carbonate

Chemical Properties

Melting point 2-4 °C (lit.)
Boiling point 90 °C (lit.)
Density  1.069 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
vapor density  3.1 (vs air)
vapor pressure  18 mm Hg ( 21.1 °C)
refractive index  n20/D 1.368(lit.)
Flash point 65 °F
storage temp.  Store below +30°C.
solubility  139g/l
form  Liquid
color  <50(APHA)
Odor Pleasant
explosive limit 4.22-12.87%(V)
Water Solubility  139 g/L
Sensitive  Moisture Sensitive
Merck  14,3241
BRN  635821
Stability Stable. Highly flammable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, potassium t-butoxide.
LogP 0.23-0.354 at 20-25℃
CAS DataBase Reference 616-38-6(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Carbonic acid, dimethyl ester(616-38-6)
EPA Substance Registry System Carbonic acid, dimethyl ester (616-38-6)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  F
Risk Statements  11
Safety Statements  9-16-2017/9/16
RIDADR  UN 1161 3/PG 2
WGK Germany  1
RTECS  FG0450000
Autoignition Temperature 458 °C
HS Code  2920 90 10
HazardClass  3
PackingGroup  II
Hazardous Substances Data 616-38-6(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 in rats (g/kg): 13.8 orally; 2.5 dermally; LC50 (4 hr) in rats (mg/l): 140 by inhalation (Ono)


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