(Acetone Dimethyl Acetal)
(CH3)2C(OCH3)2 F.W. 104.15 CAS #77-76-9
Specific Gravity: 0.849
Used as a dehydration agent.
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The Use of DMP (2,2-Dimethoxy Propane)