methylal


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to methylal: Methyl formate

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Project Description : National Cloro Fluor Carbono Phase-out Plan and Validation of Methyl Formate and Methylal.
Maurer, "Vapor-Liquid and Liquid-Liquid Equilibria in Binary and Ternary Mixtures of Water, Methanol, and Methylal," J.