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methyl alcohol

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methyl alcohol

Molecular formula: CH4O CAS# 67-56-1
Categories: Alcohol
Names
English:
Colonial Spirit
EINECS:212-378-6
Hydroxymethane
Methanol(IUPAC)(CAS) [Wiki]
Methyl hydrate
Methyl hydroxide
Methylic alcohol
Methylol
Pyroxylic spirit
Wood alcohol
Wood naphtha
Wood spirit
carbinol
methyl alcohol
Русский:
Метанол(IUPAC) [Wiki]
гидроксид метила
древесный спирт
карбинол
метилгидрат
метиловый спирт
German:
Carbinol
Holzgeist
Methanol(IUPAC) [Wiki]
Methylalkohol
العربية:
ميثانول [Wiki]
Ελληνικά:
Καρβινόλη
Μεθανόλη(IUPAC) [Wiki]
Μεθυλική αλκοόλη
Ξυλόπνευμα
Οξαιθάνιο
Υδροξυμεθάνιο
Latina:
Karbinol
Methanol [Wiki]
Methylalkohol
Spiritus acidi formici
Spiritus formicarum
Español:
Alcohol de madera
Alcohol metílico
Carbinol
Espíritu de madera
Metanol(IUPAC) [Wiki]
French:
Méthanol(IUPAC) [Wiki]
alcool méthylique
Italiano:
Metanolo(IUPAC) [Wiki]
alcol metilico
carbinolo
spirito di legno
日本語:
カルビノール
ヒドロキシメタン
メタノール [Wiki]
メチルアルコール
木精
中文:
木精
木醇
甲醇 [Wiki]
羟基甲烷

Variants of the formula:

CH3OH
CH3-OH
H-C-O-H; H|#C|H
$slope(55)H/C<_(A-160,w+)H><_(A-100,d+)H>-O/H
H\O/
HO/CH3
{Me}OH
H3C-OH
H3C/OH
Related Compounds
Aldehyde: Formaldehyde
Next homologue: Ethanol
Elemental composition
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Symbol Element Atomic weight Number of atoms Mass percent

Reactions in which methyl alcohol is involved

  • 2CH3OH + O2 -> 2HCHO + 2H2O
  • {R}-OH + SOCl2 -> {R}-Cl + SO2 + HCl , where R = H3C H3C-CH2 CH3-CH2-CH2 `/`=`\//-\\
  • HCOOCH3 + KOH -> HCOOK + CH3OH
  • CH3OH + NH3 -> CH3NH2 + H2O
  • CH3NH2 + CH3OH -> (CH3)2NH + H2O