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Dimethyl Carbonate

  • Product Name: Dimethyl carbonate
  • Other Names: DMC
  • Cas No.: 616-38-6
  • Purity: 99.90%
  • MF: C3H6O3
  • Appearance: colorless liquid
  • Package: Drum
  • Certificate: ISO
  • Application: It is used primarily as a solvent, reagent, and intermediate in various processes. The types of companies that use dimethyl carbonate can vary depending on its specific applications.
  • Sample: Available

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Dimethyl carbonate, an organic compound, is a chemical raw material with low toxicity, excellent environmental performance and wide range of uses, and is an important organic synthesis intermediate. The molecular structure contains functional groups such as carbonyl, methyl and methoxyl, and has a variety of reaction properties. It has the characteristics of safety, convenience, less pollution and easy transportation in production.

Product Parameter

Synonyms DMC, Methyl carbonate
Chemical Formula C3H6O3 CAS Number 616-38-6
Molar mass 90.078 g·mol−1
Appearance colorless liquid
Odor Pleasant
Density 1.069-1.073 g/mL
Melting point 2 to 4 °C (36 to 39 °F; 275 to 277 K)
Boiling point 90 °C (194 °F; 363 K)
Vapor pressure 18 mm Hg ( 21.1 °C)
Refractive index n20/D 1.368(lit.)
Flash point 17 °C (63 °F; 290 K)
Solubility in water 13.9 g/100 mL
Stability Stable. Highly flammable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, potassium t-butoxide.
log P 0.23-0.354 at 20-25°C
Storage condition Store below +30°C.



1. A new type of low-toxic solvent can replace toluene, xylene, ethyl acetate, butyl acetate, acetone or butyl ketone and other solvents in the paint and adhesive industry, which is an environmentally friendly green chemical product.
2. Good methylating agent, carbonylation agent, hydroxymethylating agent and methoxylation agent are widely used in food antioxidant, plant protection agent and other fields, and are a widely used chemical raw materials.
3. Phosgene, dimethyl sulfate, Chemicalbook methyl chloroformate and other serious drugs are ideal substitutes.
4. Synthesis of polycarbonate, diphenyl carbonate, isocyanate, etc.
5. In medicine, DMC is used to synthesize anti-infective drugs, antipyretic and analgesic drugs, vitamins and central nervous system drugs.
6. Pesticides are mainly used in the production of methyl isocyanate, and then the production of some carbamate drugs, pesticides (anisole).
7. Gasoline additives, lithium battery electrolyte, etc.

Multiple uses of products

It use in Chemical Manufacturing,Pharmaceutical Industry,Battery and Energy Storage Industry,Paints and Coatings Industry,Plastics and Polymers Industry,Personal Care and Cosmetics Industry,Pesticide and Agrochemical Industry,Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals Research