Agent Name

Methoxymethanol

CAS Number

4461-52-3

Formula

C2-H6-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Methanol, 1-methoxy-; Methanol, methoxy-; [ChemIDplus] Formaldehyde methyl hemiacetal; Hemiformal; Methanol, hemiformal; Methyl hemiformal; [EPA ChAMP: Submission]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Sources/Uses

Not produced as a pure compound and is an unstable species with no known commercial applications; Present in equilibrium mixtures of formaldehyde and methanol; These equilibrium mixtures are mainly used to make urea formaldehyde and melamine formaldehyde resins; [EPA ChAMP: Submission]

Comments

See "Formaldehyde." and "Methyl alcohol."

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