We offer technical, electrochemical, and battery grades of Dimethyl Carbonate (DMC) in a variety of packaging and competitive pricing.

3D model of Dimethyl Carbonate

What is Dimethyl Carbonate?


Dimethyl Carbonate (DMC) is a colorless, fast evaporating, mild non-offensive odor VOC exempt solvent with a wide range of applications. It is used in the manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries, production of polycarbonates, lubricants, polyurethanes, cleaning and degreasing solvents, construction materials such as paints and adhesives, fuel additives, and in biodiesel production.

Dimethyl Carbonate (DMC) is also considered a green reagent. It is used as a methylating and carbonylating reagent in organic synthesis.

CAS #: 616-38-6
EINECS #: 210-478-4
Synonyms: DMC, Methyl carbonate, Carbonic acid dimethyl ester
Molecular Formula: C3H6O3

Dimethyl Carbonate

Grades Available

We offer Technical (TG), Electrochemical (ECG), and Battery (BG) grades of Dimethyl Carbonate.

Dimethyl Carbonate Specifications


Dimethyl Carbonate Grades


Technical Grade (TG) 


Battery Grade (BG) Electrochemical Grade (ECG) 
Product Number: SMC Global 3574 SMC Global 3576 SMC Global 3575
Appearance Colorless transparent liquid Colorless viscous transparent liquid
Purity 99.50 min. 99.50 min. 99.99 min.
Moisture, wt.% 0.10 max. 0.10 max. 0.03 max.
Acidity as CO3, wt.% 0.10 max. 0.10 max. ——-
Ash content, wt.% 0.02 max. ——- 0.01 max.
Methanol, wt.% 0.10 max. 0.05 max. ——-
Density at 20°C g/ml 1.069-1.076 1.066-1.076 1.066-1.076
Color APHA 10 max. 10 max. 10 max.
Refractive Index 1.369 1.369

Packaging and Handling

SMC Global offers this product packaged in a 200 KG drums and bulk quantities.