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Physical & Chemical properties

Solubility in organic solvents / fat solubility

Administrative data

Endpoint:
solubility in organic solvents / fat solubility
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: data from peer-reviewed handbook

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Dimethyl carbonate.
Author:
Merck &Co., Inc.
Year:
2011
Bibliographic source:
In: The Merck Index, 14. ed., Merck & Co., Inc., Whitehouse Station, N.J., USA, available from http://themerckindex.cambridgesoft.com

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
In the peer-reviewed handbook, the solubility of dimethyl carbonate in organic solvents is reported.
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
Dimethyl carbonate
EC Number:
210-478-4
EC Name:
Dimethyl carbonate
Cas Number:
616-38-6
Molecular formula:
C3H6O3
IUPAC Name:
dimethyl carbonate

Results and discussion

Solubility in organic solvents / fat solubility
Medium:
other: alcohol, ethers, esters, ketones

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
Dimethyl carbonate is miscible with alcohol, ethers, esters, and ketones.
Executive summary:

According to the information provided in the peer-reviewed handbook, dimethyl carbonate is miscible with alcohol, ethers, esters, and ketones.