methylal

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methylal

[′meth·ə‚lal]
(organic chemistry)
CH3OCH2OCH3 Flammable, volatile, colorless liquid boiling at 42°C; soluble in ether, hydrocarbons, and alcohol, partially soluble in water; used as a solvent and chemical intermediate, and in perfumes, adhesives, coatings. Also known as formal.
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We analyzed HFC, HCFC, and a possible HCFC-substitute, dimethoxymethane, which has no ODP and negligible GWP compared to HFC.
The material was washed twice with 70% ethanol for 5 min and then placed in a mixture (1:1) of 70% ethanol and DMM (dimethoxymethane) for 5 min.