Dimethylacetamide is a type of organic compound that has a formula of CH3C(O)N(CH3)2 and it is a colorless, water-miscible, high boiling liquid that is most commonly used as a polar solvent in different types of organic synthesis. It is miscible with most other solvents but there are some things that is a poorly soluble in. In terms of the toxicity of this compound, it is a medium potency reproductive toxicant and it can damage fertility or unborn children. In terms of adults, it can minorly harmful if it comes into contact with your skin or if it is inhaled. It can also cause serious irritation if it happens to get into your eyes.