Dimethyl carbonate (DMC) is an organic compound with the formula OC(OCH3)2.
It is a colourless, flammable liquid. It is classified as a carbonate
ester. This compound has found use as a methylating agent and more
recently as a solvent that is exempt from classification as a volatile
organic compound (VOC) in the US. Dimethyl carbonate is often considered
to be a green reagent.