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08603 Sigma-Aldrich

tert-Butyl methyl ether

analytical standard

Synonym: MTBE, Methyl tert-butyl ether

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grade   analytical standard
vapor density   3.1 (vs air)
InChI Key   BZLVMXJERCGZMT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.9% (GC)
autoignition temp.   705 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   15.1 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.369(lit.)
  n20/D 1.369
bp   55-56 °C(lit.)
density   0.74 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2398 3 / PGII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
KN5250000
Flash Point(F) 
-27.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-33 °C
Protocols & Articles

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The Utility of Headspace Grade Solvents for the Analysis of Organic Volatile Impurities

Organic volatile impurities or “OVIs” sometimes remain behind in pharmaceutical preparations as a result of synthetic and manufacturing procedures. For reasons of health and safety, testing is done t...
Katherine Stenerson, Shyam Verma
Reporter US Volume 28.1
Keywords: Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Organic synthesis, Pharmaceutical, Solvents

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