dibutyl oxalate

dibutyl oxalate

[dī′byüd·əl ′äk·sə‚lāt]
(organic chemistry)
(COOC4H9)2 High-boiling, water-white liquid with mild odor, used as a solvent and in organic synthesis.
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The major mechanism lies in the later period, which hydrolyzes parts of the intermediate products dibutyl oxalate and generates oxalic acid and methanol.