Dimethyl oxalate

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Dimethyl oxalate
Skeletal formula of dimethyl oxalate
Ball-and-stick model of the dimethyl oxalate molecule
Names
IUPAC name
Dimethyl oxalate
Identifiers
553-90-2 YesY
ChemSpider 10649
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 11120
Properties
C4H6O4
Molar mass 118.09 g·mol−1
Appearance White crystals
Melting point 53 to 55 °C (127 to 131 °F; 326 to 328 K)[1]
Boiling point 166 to 167 °C (331 to 333 °F; 439 to 440 K)[2]
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Dimethyl oxalate is a chemical compound with formula (CH3)2(COO)2. It is the dimethyl ester of oxalic acid.

References[edit]

  1. ^ P. P. T. Sah and S-L. Chien, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1931, 53, 3901-3903.
  2. ^ P. P. T. Sah and S-L. Chien, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1931, 53, 3901-3903.