Dimethyl carbonate can be used as VOC exempt solvent in many paints and coatings. It is a fast evaporating polar solvent and can replace esters, glycol ethers and ketones in formulations. DMC can be used as a methylating and carbonylating reagent in organic synthesis. Because of its high oxygen content, it can be used as a fuel additive.
- Evaporation Rate (BuAc = 1.0) 3.22
- Flashpoint 63ºF
- Boiling point 90ºC