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Alfa Aesar™ Dimethyl terephthalate, 99%

$40.18 - $165.42

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Dimethyl terephthalate
CAS 120-61-6
Molecular Formula C10H10O4
Formula Weight 194.19g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008440
Beilstein 1107185
Merck Index 14,9162
Synonym Benzene-1,4-dicarboxylic acid dimethyl ester; Terephthalic acid dimethyl ester
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AAA132200E

 
alfa aesar™
A13220-0E
2500g Each for $165.42

AAA1322036

 
alfa aesar™
A13220-36
500g Each for $40.18
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 140° to 143°C
Boiling Point 288°C
Quantity 2500g
Flash Point 146°C (294°F)
Chemical Name or Material Dimethyl terephthalate
CAS 120-61-6
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C10H10O4
Formula Weight 194.19g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008440
Beilstein 1107185
Merck Index 14,9162
Synonym Benzene-1,4-dicarboxylic acid dimethyl ester; Terephthalic acid dimethyl ester
RTECS Number WZ1225000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Dimethyl terephthalate is used in the Polyester Film (Audio/Video Tape,X-ray Film,Photo Film), Polyester Fiber, Pet Bottle, Polyester Adhesive, Engineering Plastics. DMT is volatile, it is an intermediate in some schemes for the recycling of PET.

Solubility
It is slightly soluble in water but soluble in hot alcohol and ether.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Stable under ordinary conditions. Keep away from Strong oxidizing agents, Strong acids, Strong bases, Nitrates