Origin of methyl sulfate
First recorded in 1930–35
or methyl sulfate
a colorless or yellow, slightly water-soluble, poisonous liquid, (CH3)2SO2, used chiefly in organic synthesis.
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A colorless, oily, carcinogenic liquid used as a methylating agent.
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