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Diphenyl ether

Diphenyl ether for synthesis. CAS 101-84-8, chemical formula (C₆H₅)₂O., for synthesis

Synonym: Phenyl ether, Diphenyl oxide

  • CAS Number 101-84-8

  • Linear Formula C₁₂H₁₀O

  • Molecular Weight 170.21 g/mol

  •  EC Number 202-981-2



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bp   259 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     0.8 - 1.5 %(V)
vapor pressure   0.05 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   0.018 g/l
density   1.07 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   115 °C
autoignition temp.   610 °C
mp   24 - 27 °C
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 2450 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit > 7940 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 98.0 % (a/a)
  Melting range (lower value): ≥ 24 °C
  Melting range (upper value): ≤ 28 °C
  Identity (IR): passes test
  Due to its specific melting range the product may be solid, liquid, a solidified melt or a supercooled melt.

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Safety Information

HS Code 
2909 30 10
Hazard Statement(s) 
H411: Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
Storage class 
10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
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) 
GHS09  GHS09
Hazard Symbols 
Dangerous for the environment  Dangerous for the environment
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 3077 , 9, III
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 3077 , 9, III
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 3077 , 9, III, Marine Pollutant: P
Categories of danger 
dangerous for the environment
R Phrase 
R 51/53
Toxic 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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