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Alfa Aesar™ Dimethyl oxalate, 99%

$50.64 - $626.92

Chemical Identifiers

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

 
alfa aesar™
A15359-0E
2500g Each for $626.92

AAA1535922

 
alfa aesar™
A15359-22
100g Each for $50.64

AAA1535936

 
alfa aesar™
A15359-36
500g Each for $169.35
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 50° to 54°C
Boiling Point 162° to 163°C
Quantity 2500g
Flash Point 75°C (167°F)
Chemical Name or Material Dimethyl oxalate
CAS 553-90-2
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C4H6O4
Formula Weight 118.09g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008442
Beilstein 1071744
Merck Index 14,6106
Synonym Oxalic acid dimethyl ester
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302-H312
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
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.
RTECS Number RO2850000
TSCA TSCA

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.