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Alfa Aesar™ Dimethyl sulfone, 99%

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250g
1000g
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.
Flash Point 143°C (289°F)
Odor Odorless
Quantity 250g
Melting Point 108°C to 111°C
Density 1.45
Boiling Point 238°C
Beilstein 1737717
Merck Index 14,3258
Solubility Information Soluble in water,methanol,ethanol and acetone.
Formula Weight 94.13
Percent Purity 99%
Chemical Name or Material Dimethyl sulfone
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P264b-P280-P302+P352-P305+P351+P338-P332+P313-P362

H315-H319

EINECSNumber : 200-665-9

RTECSNumber : PB2785000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures