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Substance Name: Dimethyl sulfone
RN: 67-71-0
UNII: 9H4PO4Z4FT
InChIKey: HHVIBTZHLRERCL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • MSM is abreviation; a normal oxidative metabolite product of dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) found in foods.

Molecular Formula

  • C2-H6-O2-S

Molecular Weight

  • 94.1334
 

Classification Code

  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Dimethyl sulfone
  • Methane, sulfonylbis-
  • Methylsulfonyl methane
  • Sulfonylbismethane

Synonyms

  • AI3-25306
  • CCRIS 2938
  • Dimethyl sulfone
  • Dimethyl sulphone
  • EINECS 200-665-9
  • Methyl sulfone
  • Methylsulfonylmethane
  • MSM
  • NSC 63345
  • Sulfonylbismethane
  • UNII-9H4PO4Z4FT

Systematic Names

  • Dimethyl sulphone
  • Methane, 1,1'-sulfonylbis-
  • Methane, sulfonylbis-
  • Methyl sulfone

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 67-71-0

FDA UNII

  • 9H4PO4Z4FT

Other Registry Number

  • 54841-73-5

System Generated Number

  • 0000067710

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C2H6O2S/c1-5(2,3)4/h1-2H3

InChIKey

HHVIBTZHLRERCL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

S(C)(C)(=O)=O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rabbit LD50 skin > 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0533525,
rat LD50 oral > 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0533525,

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 109 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 238 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) -1.41E+00 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 1.00E+06 mg/L 25 EST
Vapor Pressure 5.150 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 6.24E-06 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.12E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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