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  • Product Name: N-Methylacetamide
  • Cas No.: 79-16-3
  • Purity: 99%
  • MF: C3H7NO
  • Appearance: Colourless solid
  • Package: Cardboard drum
  • Certificate: ISO
  • Application: Mainly used as solvent in organic synthesis,such as the synthesis of cephalosporins in pharmacy.To some other organics it has good property to dissolve them. Intermediates for pesticide.
  • Sample: Available

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N-Methylacetamide (NMA) is an organic compound with the formula C3H7NO that consists of a methyl group and a acetamide group attached to a nitrogen atom. N-methylacetamide is a colorless liquid that has a high boiling and melting point and is soluble in water and many organic solvents.

Product Parameter

Chemical Formula C3H7NO CAS Number 79-16-3
Molar mass 73.09
Appearance Colourless solid
Odor No smell
Density 0.957 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Melting point 26-28 °C (lit.)
Boiling point 204-206 °C (lit.)
Vapor pressure 12-3680Pa at 15-113°C
Acidity (pKa) 16.61±0.46(Predicted)
Quality standard Content ≥99% ; Moisture ≤0.2%
Refractive index n20/D 1.433(lit.)
Flash point 227 °F
Solubility miscible with ethanol, ether, acetone, water, chloroform, benzene
Solubility in water soluble
Stability Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
log P -1.05–0.7 at 25°C
Package 200 liter plastic drum
Storage condition Inert atmosphere,Room Temperature



1. Solvent: N-methylacetamide has high solubility and can be used as a solvent for organic synthesis reactions. It can dissolve many organic compounds, including compounds that cannot be dissolved by many solvents.

2. Extractant of alcohols and amino acids: N-methylacetamide can be used as extractant of alcohols and amino acids. In the chemical separation and purification process, chemical N-methylacetamide can be separated and purified by forming complex complexes for selective extraction with specific compounds.

3. Polymerization reaction: N-methylacetamide can be used as a catalyst or reaction medium for some polymerization reactions. For example, it can be used as a reaction medium in the synthesis of polymers such as polyurethanes, polyurea and polyamides.

4. Drug and biochemical research: N-methylacetamide can be used as a reagent in drug and biochemical research. It can be used as an intermediate in the synthesis of drugs, or as a solvent and catalyst in reactions.

Multiple uses of products

It use in Pharmaceutical Industry,Chemical Manufacturing,Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals Research,Textile Industry ,Dye and Pigment Industry,