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Alfa Aesar™ Dimethyl sulfone, 99%

$64.55 - $187.57

Chemical Identifiers

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

 
alfa aesar™
B21747-30
250g Each for $64.55

AAB217470B

 
alfa aesar™
B21747-0B
1000g Each for $187.57
Description & Specifications

Specifications

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

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.