|Synonyms||Ethanedioic acid, dimethyl ester, dimetyl oxalate, methyl ethanedioate, Oxalicdimethylester' oxalic acid dimethyl ester, Ethanedioic acid, dimethyl ester; dimethyl ethanedioate;|
Dimethyl Oxalate is the dimethyl ester of oxalic acid and is a white solid which is soluble in water. Dimethyl oxalate (and the related diethyl ester) can be used in diverse condensation reactions.
- For alkylation and in the cosmetics industry as a chelating age
- In the production of agrochemicals such as pesticides, fungicides, and herbicides, as well as in pharmaceuticals and as a solvent and plasticiser.
Packaging & Shelf Life
150kg HDPE drums
Under correct storage conditions Dimethyl oxalate can be stored up to 12 months.
Health & Safety
Detailed information on the product described can be found in our relevant Health and Safety Information (Material Safety Data Sheet).