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B24008 Dimethyl 1,4-cyclohexanedione-2,5-dicarboxylate, 99+%

CAS Number
1,4-Cyclohexanedione-2,5-dicarboxylic acid dimethyl ester
Dimethyl 2,5-dioxocyclohexane-1,4-dicarboxylate

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B24008-14 25g 32.70
B24008-22 100g 57.70
B24008-36 500g 195.00
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Dimethyl 1,4-cyclohexanedione-2,5-dicarboxylate, 99+%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in water 0.0016 g/L.


Dimethyl 1,4-cyclohexanedione-2,5-dicarboxylate is used in the production of pigments such as pigment red 122 and pigment violet 19. It also can react with 2,4-diamino-phenol to get 2,5-bis-(3-amino-4-hydroxy-phenylamino)-cyclohexa-1,4-diene-1,4-dicarboxylic acid dimethyl ester.


Store in a cool, dry place in tightly closed container. Store at room temperature. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Zhao-guo Chen; Wen-ge Yang; Yong-Hong Hu; Zi-Yu Lei; Yao-Han Wang and Wen-Qian Wan. Measurement and Correlation for the Solubility of Dimethyl 1,4-Cyclohexanedione-2,5-dicarboxylate in Different Solvents at Temperatures from (278.15 to 323.15) K. J. Chem. Eng. Data. 2011, 56 (5), 2726-2729.

Hironari Miyazato; Michiaki Nakamura; Seiji Hashimoto; Shuichi Hayashi. Identification of the odor-active cyclic diketone cis-2,6-dimethyl-1,4-cyclohexanedione in roasted Arabica coffee brew. Food Chemistry. 2013, 138 (4), 2346-2355.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. 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: Wash with plenty of soap and water. 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. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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