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Alfa Aesar™ Dimethyl sulfone, 99%

$64.80 - $187.80

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Dimethyl sulfone
CAS 67-71-0
Molecular Formula C2H6O2S
Formula Weight 94.13
MDL Number MFCD00007566
Beilstein 1737717
Merck Index 14,3258
Synonym Methyl sulfone
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AAB2174730

 
alfa aesar™
B2174730
250g Each for $64.80

AAB217470B

 
alfa aesar™
B217470B
1000g Each for $187.80
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 94.13
Chemical Name or Material Dimethyl sulfone
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
MDL Number MFCD00007566
CAS 67-71-0
Merck Index 14,3258
Flash Point 143°C (289°F)
Odor Odorless
Melting Point 108° to 111°C
Quantity 250g
Molecular Formula C2H6O2S
Beilstein 1737717
Synonym Methyl sulfone
RTECS Number PB2785000
Boiling Point 238°C

Applications
Dimethyl sulfone is used as a high-temperature solvent for both inorganic and organic substances. It acts as an intermediate as well as medium in organic synthesis. It plays an important role as a carbon source by the airborne bacteria Afipia. It is also employed as an extraction solvent for the separation of aromatic compounds like benzene, toluene and xylenes from aliphatic hydrocarbons. Further, it is used in the polymerization process. It finds application in pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, paint and coating materials.

Solubility
Soluble in water, methanol, ethanol and acetone.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.