Dimethyl Carbonate (DMC)

A colorless, flammable liquid with a mild ester/alcohol odor that is partially soluble in water.

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Carbonic Acid Dimethyl Ester
Carbonate Ester
Package Sizes
  • Bulk
  • Tote
  • IBC
  • Drum
  • Pail
  • 1-gallon
Regulatory Status:
non-HAPS, 100% VOC per SCAQMD, VOC Exempt in most places within the United States outside of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD)
Primary Applications:

Dimethyl Carbonate is a main ingredient in the products of other chemicals. It is also excellent at dissolving most coatings and resins.

Industry Uses:

Dimethyl Carbonate is a VOC exempt solvent per EPA. There is interest in this product as a replacement for Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Toluene and other hydrocarbon solvents in various industries:

  • Coatings
  • Adhesives
  • Sealants
  • Elastomers
Safety Precautions:
Dimethyl Carbonate is a highly flammable solvent. It must be handled with the proper Personal Protective Equipment. Please refer to the SDS for any questions or concerns.
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