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Alfa Aesar™ Dimethyl oxalate, 99%

$54.85 - $684.07

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Dimethyl oxalate
CAS 553-90-2
Molecular Formula C4H6O4
Formula Weight 118.09
MDL Number MFCD00008442
Beilstein 1071744
Merck Index 14,6106
Synonym Oxalic acid dimethyl ester
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AAA153590E

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alfa aesar™
A153590E
2500g Each for $684.07

AAA1535922

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1535922
100g Each for $54.85

AAA1535936

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alfa aesar™
A1535936
500g Each for $176.30
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 118.09
Melting Point 50° to 54°C
Merck Index 14,6106
Molecular Formula C4H6O4
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302-H312
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
TSCA TSCA
Flash Point 75°C (167°F)
Assay 99%
Synonym Oxalic acid dimethyl ester
Boiling Point 162° to 163°C
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P301+P312-P312-P363-P322-P501a
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
Specific measures (see label).
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Chemical Name or Material Dimethyl oxalate
RTECS Number RO2850000
CAS 553-90-2
Beilstein 1071744
Health Hazard 1 Warning
MDL Number MFCD00008442
Quantity 2500g

Applications
Dimethyl oxalate is used as an alternate fuel in the direct oxidation fuel cell. It is involved in the catalytic hydrogenation using Cu/SiO2 to prepare ethylene glycol. It is also used in the selective gas-phase hydrogenation catalyzed by Ag/SiO2 to get the corresponding alcohol.

Solubility
Soluble in ethanol. Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acids, bases and reducing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P280-P301+P312-P312-P363-P322-P501a
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
Specific measures (see label).
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H302-H312
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.