FANDOM


Dimethylformamide is an organic compound with the formula (CH3)2NC(O)H.

PropertiesEdit

ChemicalEdit

PhysicalEdit

Dimethylformamide is an odorless, colourless liquid, miscible with water and most organic liquids. Technical grade or degraded samples often have a fishy smell due to impurities, such as dimethylamine.

AvailabilityEdit

Delete this section if not applicable

PreparationEdit

Dimethylformamide can be synthesized from methyl formate and dimethylamine or by reaction of dimethylamine with carbon monoxide.

ProjectsEdit

  • Acyl halide synthesis

HandlingEdit

SafetyEdit

DMF has been linked to cancer in humans, and it is thought to cause birth defects.

StorageEdit

DisposalEdit

ReferencesEdit

Relevant Sciencemadness threadsEdit

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.