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22949 Dimethyl sulfide, 99+%

CAS Number
75-18-3
Synonyms
Methyl sulfide

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
22949-AK 250ml 21.30
22949-K2 1L 51.50
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Dimethyl sulfide, 99+%

MDL
MFCD00008562
EINECS
200-846-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
(CH3)2S
Formula Weight
62.14
Form
Liquid
Melting point
-83°
Boiling Point
38°
Flash Point
-48°(-54°F)
Density
0.845
Refractive Index
1.4351
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with alcohols, ethers, esters, ketones, aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons. Slightly miscible with

Applications

Dimethyl sulfide is used as a displaceable ligand in chloro(dimethyl sulfide)gold(I) and other coordination compounds, as a reducing agent in ozonolysis reactions as well as a food flavoring component. Further, it is utilized for the preparation of dimethyl sulfoxide, which is a common and important industrial solvent. It finds application in the petroleum industry.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Mahajan, A. S.; Fadnavis, S.; Thomas, M. A.; Pozzoli, L.; Gupta, S.; Royer, S. J.; Saiz-Lopez, A.; Simó, R. Quantifying the impacts of an updated global dimethyl sulfide climatology on cloud microphysics and aerosol radiative forcing. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 2015, 120 (6), 2524-2536.

Cui, Y.; Suzuki, S.; Omori, Y.; Wong, S. K.; Ijichi, M.; Kaneko, R.; Kameyama, S.; Tanimoto, H.; Hamasaki, K. Abundance and Distribution of Dimethylsulfoniopropionate Degradation Genes and the Corresponding Bacterial Community Structure at Dimethyl Sulfide Hot Spots in the Tropical and Subtropical Pacific Ocean. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 2015, 81 (12), 4184-4194.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H319-H335

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P264b-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,6123
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2930.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
PV5075000

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