Structure1,3-Dichloro-5,5-Dimethylhydantoin (DCDMH)
CAS No. 118-52-5
EC No. 204-258-7
Synonyms 1,3-Dichloro-5,5-Dimethyl-2,4-Imidazolidinedione; 1,3-dichloro-5,5-dimethylhydantoin; 1,3-Dichloro-5,5-dimethylimidazolidine-2,4-dione; 1,3-dichloro-5,5'-methylhydantoin; Dichloro-5,5-dimethylhydantoin; dichlorodimethylhydantoin; Dantoin; DCDMH; DDH; Imidazolidinedione

1,3-Dichloro-5,5-Dimethylhydantoin (DCDMH)

1,3-dichloro-5,5-dimethylhydantoin (DCDMH) is used as oxidizer and chlorinating agent in chemical synthesis.

DCDMH is also used as biocide against a wide spectrum of microorganism.

Shelf Life

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)