Product name: MSM
Appearance: white powder
CAS NO.: 67-71-0
Molecular Formula: C2H6O2S
Molecular Weight: 94.13
Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is an organosulfur compound with the formula (CH3)2SO2.
It is also known by several other names including DMSO2, methyl sulfone, and dimethyl sulfone.
This colorless solid features the sulfonyl functional group and is considered relatively inert chemically.
It occurs naturally in some primitive plants, is present in small amounts in many foods and beverages,
and is marketed as a dietary supplement..
MSM is sold as a dietary supplement and marketed with a variety of claims, often in combination with
glucosamine and/or chondroitin for helping to treat or prevent osteoarthritis