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DIMETHYL ESTER TEREPHTHALIC ACID [1 record]

Record 1 2011-08-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
Universal entry(ies)
C10H10O4
see observation, formula
C6H4(COOCH3)2
see observation, formula
120-61-6
CAS number
DEF

A chemical product which appears under the form of colorless crystals, is insoluble in water, is soluble in ether and hot alcohol, and is used as an intermediate and in polyester resins for the production of fibers and films.

OBS

dimethyl terephthalate: form recommended by the IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry).

OBS

dimethyl p-phthalate: The abbreviation "p" preceding "phthalate" must be italicized; incorrect form.

OBS

DMT: This might be an in-house or a non-recognized abbreviation; not to be used alone, to avoid any risk of confusion.

OBS

Chemical formula: C10H10O4 or C6H4(COOCH3)2

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
C10H10O4
see observation, formula
C6H4(COOCH3)2
see observation, formula
120-61-6
CAS number
OBS

p-phtalate de diméthyle : L'abréviation «p» devant «phtalate» s'écrit en italique; forme incorrecte.

OBS

téréphtalate de diméthyle : forme recommandée par l'UICPA (Union internationale de chimie pure et appliquée).

OBS

Formule chimique : C10H10O4 ou C6H4(COOCH3)2

Spanish

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