|Form||Clear, colorless Liquid|
|Storage & Sensitivity||Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.|
|Solubility||Miscible with water, diethyl ether, ethanol, acetone, ether, carbon tetrachloride and ethyl acetate.|
Maximum level of impurities: Evaporation residue 0.01%, Titratable acid 0.001meq/g, H2O 0.1%
It is used as a solvent for chemical reactions involving salts, most notably in Finkelstein reactions and in other nucleophilic substitutions. Used in antifreeze or hydraulic fluids. Utilized in the oxidation of thiols and disulfides to sulfonic acids.