|Synonyms||Methanesulfinylmethane; Dimethyl(oxido)sulfur; Methylsulfinylmethane; Methyl sulfoxide|
- DMSO is a clear, transparent liquid. DMSO is high polar and high boiling solvent completely miscible with water. It has a low toxicity profile compared to the majority of competing solvents (like n-methyl pyrrolidone, NMP). DMSO is used as solvent both in synthesis and formulation.
- pharmaceuticals intermediate
- agrochemicals, polymers
Connect Chemicals offer high purity grades for industrial markets, pharmaceuticals and electronics.
Recently DMSO have be widely used in NMP replacement thanks to similar miscibility, safe handling and solubility, but improved solvency, stability and acute toxicity profile
DMSO is also occurring in nature as part of the natural sulphur cycle, instead NMP is not occurring in nature.
TLV, ppm None 100
Oral LD50 mg/kg (rat) 14500 3914
Skin LD50 mg/kg (rat) 4000 8000
Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 24 months.
Health & Safety
Detailed information on the product described can be found in our relevant Health and Safety Information (Material Safety Data Sheet).