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Please be aware that this old REACH registration data factsheet is no longer maintained; it remains frozen as of 19th May 2023.

The new ECHA CHEM database has been released by ECHA, and it now contains all REACH registration data. There are more details on the transition of ECHA's published data to ECHA CHEM here.

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Physical & Chemical properties

Appearance / physical state / colour

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Description of key information

Dimethyl carbonate is a colourless organic liquid with a  pleasant odour.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:

Additional information

Data is taken from the handbook of physical chemistry (Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Richard J Lewis sr (ed), Wiley, New York, 1997, pg 731).

The information is widely accepted as 'reliable' describing dimethyl carbonate as a colourless organic liquid with a pleasant odour.