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Dimethyl oxalate

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Product Name:
Dimethyl oxalate
CAS:
553-90-2
MF:
C4H6O4
MW:
118.09
EINECS:
209-053-6
Mol File:
553-90-2.mol
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Dimethyl oxalate Chemical Properties

Melting point:
50-54 °C(lit.)
Boiling point:
163.5 °C(lit.)
Density 
1.148 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
vapor pressure 
3 hPa (20 °C)
refractive index 
n20/D 1.39(lit.)
Flash point:
167 °F
storage temp. 
Store below +30°C.
solubility 
ethanol: soluble50mg/mL, clear to very slightly hazy, colorless
form 
Crystalline Solid
color 
Colorless to white
Specific Gravity
1.148
PH
1 (60g/l, H2O, 20℃)
Water Solubility 
60 G/L (25 ºC)
Merck 
14,6106
BRN 
1071744
Stability:
Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acids, bases, reducing agents.
InChIKey
LOMVENUNSWAXEN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
CAS DataBase Reference
553-90-2(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
Ethanedioic acid, dimethyl ester(553-90-2)
EPA Substance Registry System
Ethanedioic acid, dimethyl ester (553-90-2)
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Safety Information

Hazard Codes 
Xi,Xn
Risk Statements 
36/38-36-22
Safety Statements 
26-36/37-24/25-23
RIDADR 
1759
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
RO2850000
Autoignition Temperature
480 °C
TSCA 
Yes
HS Code 
2917 11 00
HazardClass 
6.1(b)
PackingGroup 
III

MSDS

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Dimethyl oxalate Usage And Synthesis

Description

Dimethyl oxalate is a chemical compound with formula (CH3)2(COO)2. It is the dimethyl ester of oxalic acid.

Chemical Properties

The empirical formula of dimethyl oxalate is C4H6O4. It exists as a liquid between its pour point (52°C) and boiling point (163.4°C). It is soluble in ethanol and ether and slightly soluble in water.

Chemical Properties

colourless crystals

Purification Methods

Crystallise the ester repeatedly from EtOH. De-gas it under nitrogen at high vacuum and distil it. [Beilstein 2 IV 1847.]

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