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A13220 Dimethyl terephthalate, 99%

CAS Number
120-61-6
Synonyms
Benzene-1,4-dicarboxylic acid dimethyl ester
Terephthalic acid dimethyl ester

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A13220-36 500g 26.50
A13220-0E 2500g 121.00
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Dimethyl terephthalate, 99%

MDL
MFCD00008440
EINECS
204-411-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H10O4
Formula Weight
194.19
Melting point
140-143°
Boiling Point
288°
Flash Point
146°(294°F)
Density
1.290
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
It is slightly soluble in water but soluble in hot alcohol and ether.

Applications

Dimethyl terephthalate is used in the Polyester Film (Audio/Video Tape,X-ray Film,Photo Film), Polyester Fiber, Pet Bottle, Polyester Adhesive, Engineering Plastics. DMT is volatile, it is an intermediate in some schemes for the recycling of PET.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Stable under ordinary conditions. Keep away from Strong oxidizing agents, Strong acids, Strong bases, Nitrates

Literature References

AB Hungria.; R Raja.; RD Adams. Single-Step Conversion of Dimethyl Terephthalate into Cyclohexanedimethanol with Ru5PtSn, a Trimetallic Nanoparticle Catalyst. Angewandte Chemie.2006, 45,(29), 4782-4785.

J Li.; JD Gu.; L Pan. Transformation of dimethyl phthalate, dimethyl isophthalate and dimethyl terephthalate by Rhodococcus rubber Sa and modeling the processes using the modified Gompertz model. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation.2005, 55,(3), 223-232.

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GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H500

May form combustible dust concentrations in air

Precautionary Statements:

Other References

Merck
14,9162
Beilstein
1107185
Harmonized Tariff Code
2917.37
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
WZ1225000

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