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DIMETHYL SULPHOXIDE [1 record]

Record 1 2011-08-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
Universal entry(ies)
(CH3)2SO
formula, see observation
C2H6OS
formula, see observation
67-68-5
CAS number
DEF

A chemical product which appears under the form of a colorless, nearly odorless, hygroscopic liquid whith a slightly bitter taste, which readily penetrates skin and other tissues, is combustible, is an extremely powerful aprotic solvent, is soluble in water, alcohol, benzene, acetone and chloroform, has a low toxicity, and is used as a solvent for polymerization and cyanide reactions, as an analytical reagent, in spinning polyacrylonitrile and other synthetic fibers, in industrial cleaners, in pesticides, in paint stripping, in hydraulic fluids, for the presentation of cells at low temperatures, in medicine as an anti-inflammatory and as a metal complexing agent.

OBS

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

OBS

dimethyl sulfoxide: part of the Ingredient Disclosure List of the Hazardous Products Act (Registration SOR/88-64, December 31, 1987).

OBS

Also known under many trade names, such as: A 10846; Deltan; Demeso; Demasorb; Demavet; Demsodrox; Dermasorb; Dimexide; Dipirartril-Tropico; DMS-70; DMS-90; Dolicur; Doligur; Domoso; Dromisol; Durasorb; Gamasol 90; Hyadur; Infiltrina; M 176; NSC-763; Rimso-50; Somipront; SQ 9453; Syntexan and Topsym.

OBS

Chemical formula: (CH3)2SO or C2H6OS

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
(CH3)2SO
formula, see observation
C2H6OS
formula, see observation
67-68-5
CAS number
OBS

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

OBS

diméthyl sulfoxyde; diméthyl sulfinone : formes incorrectes; font partie de la Liste de divulgation des ingrédients de la Loi sur les produits dangereux (du Canada; enr. DORS s/88-64, 31 déc. 1987).

OBS

Formule chimique : (CH3)2SO ou C2H6OS

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Elementos y compuestos químicos
Entrada(s) universal(es)
(CH3)2SO
formula, see observation
C2H6OS
formula, see observation
67-68-5
CAS number
DEF

Líquido incoloro, casi inodoro, de sabor amargo, miscible con agua. Penetra completamente en la piel y otros tejidos. Combustible. Tóxico por vía oral.

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