Dimethyl Sulfate

Dimethyl Sulfate (C2H6O4S) is a colorless oily liquid, odorless. It is water-reactive, giving sulfuric acid with evolution of heat. Toxic by inhalation. Potent methylating agent. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Dimethyl Sulfate. Please review our fire rated products: FIRELoc, DRUMLoc, SUPERLoc

Dimethyl Sulfate Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash point 182°F.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Use proper flammable materials storage building.
  • Compatible Details: Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases..
  • Description: Dimethyl sulfate is a chemical compound with formula (CH3O)2SO2. As the diester of methanol and sulfuric acid, its formula is often written as (CH3)2SO4 or even Me2SO4, where CH3 or Me is methyl.
  • Classification: CLASS 6.1
  • Brand Name: n/a

Dimethyl Sulfate Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C2H6O4S 1.33 g/cm³ 370.4°F (188°C) n/a 126.13 g/mol Water-Reactive -25.6°F (-32°C)

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