N-Methylformamide is used to prepare methyl isocyanate. It is used as an extraction solvent for aromatic hydrocarbons and acts as a ligand in coordination chemistry. It is employed as a solvent in oil refineries and in aluminum electrolytic capacitors. Further, it is used as a reagent in organic synthesis. In addition to this, it is used as an investigational anticancer drug and an intermediate in the production of some pharmaceutical compounds.
Miscible with water, acetone and ethanol. Immiscible with ether.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acids, bases and acid chlorides.
|181° to 185°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
May damage fertility or the unborn child.
Harmful in contact with skin.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : LQ3000000
TSCA : TSCA