StructureDimethylcarbonate (DMC)
Formula
C3H6O3
CAS No. 616-38-6
EINECS/ ELINCS No. 210-478-4
Synonyms Dimethyl carbonate; Carbonic acid dimethyl ester; Methyl carbonate

Dimethylcarbonate (DMC)

​Dimethyl Carbonate (DMC) is used in chemical synthesis as methylating, carbonylating, methoxylating and metholating agent. DMC can be used as VOC exempt solvent in many paints and coatings. It is a fast evaporating polar solvent and can replace esters, glycol ethers and ketones (like methyl ethyl ketone, MEK) in formulations. DMC is also used in the replacement of phosgene, dimethyl sulphate and methyl chloroformate.

DMC is also used as solvent in the electrolyte formulation for batteries. Furthermore, thanks to high oxygen content, it can be used as a fuel additive.

Connect Chemicals supplies DMC to many different industries: resins and coatings, pharmaceutical, electronics, agriculture, photo imaging and several others.

Packaging & Shelf Life:

  • drums 200 kg net
  • isotank

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).


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