Product Name

Dimethyl terephthalate CAS 120-61-6

Basic Information

CAS No:120-61-6
Molecular Formula:C10H10O4
Molecular Weight:194.184
Remarks:Factory direct sales

Dimethyl terephthalate Properties




White Powder



Melting point/℃140
density(Kg/m³)1200(rough estimate)
refractive index1.515
Flash point/℃148.0
storage temproom temperature

Dimethyl terephthalate USES

Dimethyl terephthalate is used widely as an industrial intermediate to manufacture polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and dioctyl terephthalate (OECD, 2001).It is used in the Polyester Film (Audio/Video Tape,X-ray Film,Photo Film), Polyester Fiber, Pet Bottle, Polyester Adhesive, Engineering Plastics. DMT is volatile, it is an intermediate in some schemes for the recycling of PET.

Dimethyl terephthalate Packaging

Packing: 25Kg,100Kg,200Kg,1000Kg/Drum

Dimethyl terephthalate storage

  1. Store barreled products in a cool, ventilated warehouse; keep away from

fire and heat sources. The warehousing temperature does not exceed 30 ℃, and the relative

humidity does not exceed 80%. Keep the container sealed; products should be stored separately

from oxidants, reducing agents, etc., and should not be mixed; be equipped with fire-fighting

equipment of appropriate variety and quantity; the storage area should be equipped with

equipment for emergency treatment of leakage and suitable containment materials;

  1. Store in a special storage tank; keep away from fire and heat sources; there is fire-fighting foam

for a fire emergency, and the tank area is equipped with equipment for the emergency treatment of


  1. Shelf life: The shelf life of this product is 6 months.

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