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Dimethyl phthalate Structure

Dimethyl phthalate

Chemical Properties

Melting point 2 °C (lit.)
Boiling point 282 °C (lit.)
Density  1.19 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
vapor pressure  0.008 hPa (20 °C)
refractive index  n20/D 1.515(lit.)
Flash point 295 °F
storage temp.  Store below +30°C.
solubility  4.0g/l
form  Liquid
Specific Gravity 1.194 (20/4℃)
color  Clear
Relative polarity 0.309
PH 7 (H2O, 20℃)
Odor sl. aromatic odor
Water Solubility  <0.1 g/100 mL at 20 ºC
Merck  14,3255
BRN  1911460
Henry's Law Constant At 25 °C: 235, 246, 230, 214, 168, 127, and 118 at pH values of 3.00, 3.37, 5.88, 6.18, 7.62, 8.91, and 8.99, respectively (Hakuta et al., 1977).
Exposure limits TLV-TWA air 5 mg/m3 (ACGIH, MSHA, and OSHA).
Stability Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases, nitrates. Sensitive to prolonged exposure to light.
LogP 1.54 at 25℃
CAS DataBase Reference 131-11-3(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Dimethyl phthalate(131-11-3)
EPA Substance Registry System Dimethyl phthalate (131-11-3)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  F,T
Risk Statements  20/21/22-36/37/38-39/23/24/25-23/24/25-11-52
Safety Statements  24/25-45-36/37-16-7
WGK Germany  1
RTECS  TI1575000
Autoignition Temperature 460 °C DIN 51794
HS Code  2917 34 00
Hazardous Substances Data 131-11-3(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 in mice, rats, guinea pigs (ml/kg): 7.2, 6.9, 2.4 orally (Draize)
IDLA 2,000 mg/m3


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