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Dibutyl ether

Dibutyl ether for synthesis. CAS 142-96-1, chemical formula (CH₃CH₂CH₂CH₂)₂O., for synthesis

  • CAS Number 142-96-1

  • Linear Formula C₈H₁₈O

  • Molecular Weight 130.23 g/mol

  •  EC Number 205-575-3



Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Building Blocks, Chemical Synthesis, Ethers, Organic Building Blocks,
packaging   100 ml in Glass bottle (8028920100)
  700 kg in Container (8028929700)
bp   140 - 143 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     0.9 - 8.5 %(V)
vapor pressure   6.4 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   10 g/l
density   0.769 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   25 °C
autoignition temp.   175 °C
mp   -95 °C
pH   5.2 (0.2 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 3200 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit 7640 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store at <= 20°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99,0 Area %
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0,767 - 0,769
  Peroxide (as H₂O₂): ≤ 0,05 %(m)
  Identity (IR): conforms

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HS Code 
2909 19 90
Hazard Statement(s) 
H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
H412: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P210: Keep away from heat.
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Storage class 
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 2 water endangering
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS02  GHS02
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Irritant  Irritant
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 1149 , 3, III
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 1149 , 3, III
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 1149 , 3, III
Categories of danger 
flammable, irritant, dangerous for the environment
R Phrase 
R 10-36/37/38-52/53
Flammable.Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S Phrase 
S 61
Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
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