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Alfa Aesar™ Dimethyl sulfone, 99%

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67-71-0
C2H6O2S
94.128
MFCD00007566
HHVIBTZHLRERCL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
dimethyl sulfone,methyl sulfone,sulfonylbismethane,dimethylsulfone,dimethyl sulphone,methane, sulfonylbis,sulphonylbismethane,methylsulfone,methanesulfonylmethane,sulfonyldimethane
6213
CHEBI:9349
methylsulfonylmethane
CS(=O)(=O)C
67-71-0
C2H6O2S
94.128
MFCD00007566
HHVIBTZHLRERCL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
dimethyl sulfone,methyl sulfone,sulfonylbismethane,dimethylsulfone,dimethyl sulphone,methane, sulfonylbis,sulphonylbismethane,methylsulfone,methanesulfonylmethane,sulfonyldimethane
6213
CHEBI:9349
methylsulfonylmethane
CS(=O)(=O)C
Applications
Dimethyl sulfone is used as a high-temperature solvent for both inorganic and organic substances. It acts as an intermediate as well as medium in organic synthesis. It plays an important role as a carbon source by the airborne bacteria Afipia. It is also employed as an extraction solvent for the separation of aromatic compounds like benzene, toluene and xylenes from aliphatic hydrocarbons. Further, it is used in the polymerization process. It finds application in pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, paint and coating materials.

Solubility
Soluble in water, methanol, ethanol and acetone.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Boiling Point 238°C
Flash Point 143°C (289°F)
Melting Point 108°C to 111°C
Quantity 1000g
Odor Odorless
Beilstein 1737717
Merck Index 14,3258
Formula Weight 94.13
Percent Purity 99%
Chemical Name or Material Dimethyl sulfone

RTECSNumber : PB2785000

TSCA : TSCA