|Product name||Sodium trifluoromethanesulfinate|
Boiling Point：222.8ºC at 760 mmHg
Vapor Pressure：0.0369mmHg at 25°C
Dimethylpropanoic acid is a carboxylic acid which has the chemical formula C4H8O2, and is composed of the atoms carbon (C), hydrogen (H) and oxygen (O). It has the CAS number 2926-29-6 and it is also known as Methylacrylic acid or MMA. This colourless liquid has a acrid odour and it is miscible in water and alcohol and partially soluble in ether and ethyl acetate.
Dimethyl propanoic acid is an important component of many industrial products such as resins, paints, inks, coatings, and agricultural products. It is also a starting material for making high-performance compounds. It is known to be a versatile reagent and its derivatives can be used in the manufacture of paints, resins, adhesives, coatings and many other commercially important products.
Dimethyl propanoic acid’s low volatility and low toxicity offers superior safety and environmental advantages over many other organic acids. On account of these features, it is found to have applications in many areas such as the paper & pulp, rubber, and cosmetics industries. It also has many uses in drug manufacturing processes. The acid can be converted into its esters and amides which are excellent solvents for the production of ion exchange resins, catalysts and other organic components.
Dimethyl propanoic acid is synthesized from propylene. It is especially useful for the production of emulsifiers and monomers in polymerization processes. It is also used in food processing as a preservative and flavouring agent. Its derivatives are effective chelators and preservatives.
Finally, Dimethyl propanoic acid has a wide range of applications in the plastic, textile, and rubber industries. Its derivatives are used to enhance the flexibility, durability, thermo-resistance, and colour retention of plastic articles. Its derivatives are also used to effectively enhance fabric coloration, durability, softness, and colour fastness. Thus, it is an important component of many industrial products.