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Dimethyl ether

Chemical Formula:

Synonyms

1,2-dimethoxyethane

Description

Colorless, flammable gas, with an odor of ether.

Uses

Dimethyl ether is used as a propellant in aerosols.

It is also a solvent, and a fuel used in welding. It also finds use as a refrigerant.

It has an anesthetic effect in high concentrations.


dimethyl ether: InChI=1/C2H6O/c1-3-2/h1-2H3


By Simon Quellen Field

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