StructureDiethyl carbonate (DEC)
CAS No. 105-58-8
EC No. 203-311-1
Synonyms Diethyl carbonate; carbonic ether; Ethyl carbonate; Eufin; Ethyl carbonate; Carbonic acid diethyl ester

Diethyl carbonate (DEC)

​Diethyl carbonate (DEC) is a carbonate ester of carbonic acid and ethanol.

It is a high quality solvent and textile auxiliary agent.

Diethyl carbonate (DEC) has found wide applications as ethylating and carbonylating reagents in organic synthesis.

It is also used as solvents of nitro-cotton, cellulose ether, synthetic resin and natural resin in the textile printing and dyeing industry.

Diethyl carbonate (DEC) can make dyeing uniformity and increase fading quality against sunshine;

it is a nice solvent of polyamide, polyacrylonitrile and diphenol resin and it can improve feel of the textiles and anti-crease quality in the synthetic fiber industry.

Diethyl carbonate (DEC) is used as paint remover in the paint industry; in the plastic process it is the solvent if plasticizer or can be used as solvent of plasticizer directly or can be used as plasticizer directly.

It is used to be prepare the electrolyte in the capacitor battery and lithium battery.

At room temperature (25 °C) Diethyl carbonate (DEC) is a clear liquid.


Packaging & Shelf Life:

  • Drums à 200 kg net

Under proper storage conditions the shelf life is 12 months.


Health & Safety:

Detailed information on the product described can be found in our relevant Health and Safety Information (Material Safety Data Sheet).