|Preferred IUPAC name
3D model (JSmol)
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
|Melting point||-46 °C (-51 °F; 227 K)|
|Boiling point||197 °C (387 °F; 470 K)|
|Harmful substances or preparations (Xn)|
|NFPA 704 (fire diamond)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|what is ?)(|
It is a tetrahedral molecule that is a weakly polar solvent.
Trimethyl phosphate is a mild methylating agent, useful for dimethylation of anilines and related heterocyclic compounds. The method is complementary to the traditional Eschweiler-Clarke reaction in cases where formaldehyde engages in side reactions.