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Alfa Aesar™ Dimethoxymethane, 98%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Dimethoxymethane
CAS 109-87-5
Molecular Formula C3H8O2
Linear Formula CH3OCH2OCH3
Formula Weight 76.1
MDL Number MFCD00008495
UN Number UN1234
Beilstein 1697025
Merck Index 14,6012
Synonym Formaldehyde dimethyl acetal; Methylal
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AAA120550F

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alfa aesar™
A120550F*
2500mL Each for $114.82

AAA12055AE

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A12055AE
100mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA12055AP

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A12055AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Dimethoxymethane
Flash Point −17°C (1°F)
Boiling Point 41° to 42°C
Melting Point −105°C
Quantity 2500mL
CAS 109-87-5
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H319
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
F IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: METHYLAL
RTECS Number PA8750000
TSCA TSCA
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C3H8O2
Linear Formula CH3OCH2OCH3
Formula Weight 76.1
MDL Number MFCD00008495
UN Number UN1234
Beilstein 1697025
Merck Index 14,6012
Synonym Formaldehyde dimethyl acetal; Methylal

Applications
Used to protect diols as their methylene acetals, using TMS-OTf/2,6-lutidine:

Solubility
Soluble in water 20°C 330g/L.

Notes
Moisture Sensitive. Store away from oxidizing agents, moisture/water and acids. Store under inert gas.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
F IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H225-H319
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes serious eye irritation.