Dimethylformamide (DMF) is a excellent polar aprotic solvent that is miscible with water and with most other organic solvents. It is used in a variety of industrial applications.

DMF is a clear liquid with high boiling point. DMF is considered to be biodegradable, but is toxic by inhalation or skin adsorption. DMF is produced by reaction of dimethylamine and carbon monoxide (single step process).

CAS No.: 68-12-2
Product CAS No. M [g/mol] Assay [%] b.p [C] m.p. [C]
Dimethylformamide 68-12-2 73.09 min. 99.9
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