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Dimethyl Sulfoxide

CAS # 67-68-5

DESCRIPTION

Dimethyl sulfoxide is a 2-carbon sulfoxide in which the sulfur atom has two methyl substituents. Dimethyl sulfoxide appears as a clear liquid, essentially odorless. It is a highly polar organic liquid that is used widely as a chemical solvent and a free radical scavenger.

PROPERTIES

Purity (DMSO) %

99.93

Crystallization Point °C

18.34

Acid Value MGKOH/G

0.02

Moisture %

0.02

Transmittance (400MM)%

99.00

Refractive Index (20°C)

1.4786

 

APPLICATION

 

·         DMSO is frequently used as a solvent for chemical reactions involving salts, most notably Finkelstein reactions and other nucleophile substitutions.

·         It is also extensively used as an extract ant in biochemistry and cell biology.

·         DMSO is used in polymerase chain reaction (PCR) to inhibit secondary structures in the DNA template or the DNA primers.

·         DMSO may also be used as a cry protectant, added to cell media to reduce ice formation and thereby prevent cell death during the freezing process.

·         medicine, DMSO is predominantly used as a topical analgesic, a vehicle for topical application  of pharmaceuticals, as an anti-inflammatory, and an antioxidant.[19] Because DMSO increases the rate of absorption of some compounds through biological tissues, including skin, it is used in some transdermal drug delivery systems.

 

 

 

PACKAGING OPTIONS

   Drums