Dimethylglyoxime, also known as DMG, is a chemical compound with the molecular formula C4H8N2O2. It is a diamide i.e., containing two amide functional groups in its structure. The neutral and anionic forms of this substance are denoted by the acronyms dmgH2 and dmgH−, respectively, where H represents hydrogen. It is a well known reagent in analytical chemistry.
|Name of Product||Dimethylglyoxime|
|Synonyms||Biacetyl dioxime; Diacetyldioxime; Chugaev's reagent; 2,3-Diisonitrosobutane; Butane-2,3-dioxime|
|Molecular Weight||116.12 g/mol|
|1||Appearance (form)||Crystalline Solid Powder|
|2||Appearance (color)||White to Off-white|
|3||Solubility||Soluble 2% in Methanol|
|5||Melting point||238-242°C (dec.)|
|6||Sulphated Ash||NMT 0.1%|
|7||Assay (Via Nickel complex)||NLT 98.0%|
Dimethylglyoxime has several uses in analytical chemistry, some of which are as follows-
Q. What is dimethylglyoxime used for?
Dimethylglyoxime has many applications in analytical chemistry, which includes as a detecting reagent, a precipitating reagent, and a photometric reagent for various metal ions such as platinum, palladium and nickel.
Q. What are the hazards associated withe use of dimethylglyoxime?
Dimethylglyoxime may cause irritation upon inhalation, ingestion or upon coming in contact with eye/skin. It is also flammable under certain conditions and thus needs to be handled with care.
Q. Is DMG basic or acidic?
Dimethylglyoxime (DMG) is a weak acid.
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