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dimethyl oxalate
oxalic acid, dimethyl ester


CAS Number: 553-90-2Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:209-053-6
Nikkaji Web:J2.653K
Beilstein Number:1071744
XlogP3:-0.20 (est)
Molecular Weight:118.08862000
Formula:C4 H6 O4
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.14800 @ 25.00 °C.
Melting Point: 54.30 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 163.00 to 164.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 90.00 to 91.00 °C. @ 50.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:1.140000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C.
Flash Point: 167.00 °F. TCC ( 75.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): -0.170
Soluble in:
 water, 6.03E+04 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: chelating agents
EMD Millipore
For experimental / research use only.
Dimethyl Oxalate
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Dimethyl Oxalate
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
Dimethyl Oxalate ReagentPlus®, 99%
For experimental / research use only.
Dimethyl Oxalate >99.0%(GC)
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 > 500 mg/kg
National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Chemical-Biological Coordination Center, Review. Vol. 5, Pg. 15, 1953.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
Category: solvents
Recommendation for dimethyl oxalate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for dimethyl oxalate flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPI System: View
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):553-90-2
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :11120
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
dimethyl oxalate
RTECS:RO2850000 for cas# 553-90-2
 dimethyl oxalate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:553-90-2
Pubchem (cid):11120
Pubchem (sid):134976143
Other Information:
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KEGG (GenomeNet):C10900
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Export Tariff Code:2917.11.0000
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Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 dimethyl ethane-1,2-dioate
 dimethyl ethanedioate
 ethanedioic acid dimethyl ester
 ethanedioic acid, dimethyl ester
 oxalic acid dimethyl ester
 oxalic acid, dimethyl ester
None found
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