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2,2-dimethoxypropane
2,2-dimethoxypropane skeletal view
2,2-dimethoxypropane ball view
Identifiers
CAS number 77-76-9
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Properties
Molecular formula C5H12O2
Molar mass 104.15 g/mol
Appearance Colorless liquid
Density 0.85 g/cm³, liquid
Melting point -47 °C (-52.6 °F)
Boiling point 81 °C (177.8 °F)
Solubility in water 15 g/l (at 20 °C)
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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2,2-Dimethoxypropane or acetone dimethyl acetal or DMP is an organic compound and an alkylating reagent. The chemical formula is C5H12O2 and the molecular formula is (CH3)2C(OCH3)2. It is the acetalisation product of acetone and methanol. Dimethoxypropane is an intermediate for the synthesis of 2-methoxypropene. In histology, DMP is now considered to be more efficient than ethanol for the dehydration of animal tissue.

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