Dimethoxymethane, also called Methylal, is a clear colorless liquid with a chloroform-like odor. Methylal is soluble in water and miscible with common organic solvents like methanol and ethanol. This product acts as a solvent and can be used in many different applications.
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ArChem Methylal has a very strong dissolving capacity and is used as an extraction solvent in manufacturing pharmaceuticals, aerosols, paints, and varnishes. Plus, it is used as a fuel additive for smoke reduction. main advantages of Archem Methylal are listed below:
ArChem Methylal is also known as formaldehyde dimethyl acetal, methylene dimethyl ether, and methoxymethyl methyl ether. The chemical and physical properties of ArChem Methylal are:
|Molecular weight||76.09 g/mol|
|Boiling Point||42 °C|
|Melting Point||−105 °C|
ArChem Methylal is used as a solvent in different industries. It is used to produce anion exchange resins, manufacture perfumes, paint stripping, etc. Some of ArChem Methylal uses include:
Methylal is produced through the reaction of methanol and formaldehyde in the presence of concentrated sulfuric acid. The resultant methylal is distilled, and unreacted methanol is separated from the product for recycling to obtain methylal with a content of 85% or more.
Storage conditions of ArChem Methylal are listed below:
Methylal is a highly flammable liquid. Prolonged or repeated skin contact may cause dermatitis. Plus, it may cause liver and kidney damage. Some of the necessary first-aid measures are described below:
Operators should wash their hands before breaks and after work. they should use personal protective equipment and wear chemical impermeable gloves when handling Methylal to avoid contact with the body, skin, and eyes.
Methylal is used as a solvent in manufacturing pharmaceuticals, Adhesives, Protective coatings, and Paint Stripping.
Methylal, also known as formaldehyde dimethyl acetal, methylene dimethyl ether, and methoxymethyl methyl ether.
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The CAS number of Methylal is 109-87-5.
The HS code of Methylal is 29110000.