DMSO knowledge is power. Dimethyl Sulfoxide is a versatile dipolar aprotic solvent, which offers distinct advantages in the synthesis of specific compound classes. It plays a important role as both a reactant and a reaction solvent in these chemical products.
DMSO is the preferred solvent for the synthesis of dinitrophenyl ether and imidazolidinone herbicides.
Performance Chemical Synthesis
The use of DMSO includes property-enhancing additives in diverse applications.
Pharmaceutical API/Intermediate Synthesis
DMSO is cited in the synthesis of over 700 pharmaceutical products, in various clinical trial stages. Learn more about some specific pharmacological drug classes which benefit from the use of DMSO in manufacturing.
Learn about the right DMSO for the products above.
The solvent properties of DMSO are important in the synthesis of chemically resistant polymers and engineering resins.
Dimethyl Sulfide also plays a role in synthesis, both as a solvent and as a reducing agent. Alkylated derivatives of DMS are useful epoxidation reagents. Many organic reactions utilize a borane-Dimethyl Sulfide complex.