A transparent liquid with a mustard-like odor. Dimethoxane is used as a preservative in gasoline, mineral oils, resin emulsions, inks, and water-based paints.
Synonyms and Related Terms
2,6-dimethyl-1,3-dioxan-4-ol acetate; acetomethoxane; Dioxin (obsolete tradename)
Miscible with water and most organic solvents.
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 174.19|
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 3214