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50126 Sigma-Aldrich

tert-Butyl methyl ether

for HPLC, ≥99.8% (GC)

Synonym: MTBE, Methyl tert-butyl ether

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Properties

grade   for HPLC
vapor density   3.1 (vs air)
InChI Key   BZLVMXJERCGZMT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.8% (GC)
autoignition temp.   705 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   15.1 %
impurities   ≤0.05% water
evapn. residue   ≤0.001%
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.)
λ   H2O reference
UV absorption   λ: 220 nm Amax: 1.0
  λ: 250 nm Amax: 0.1
  λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.01

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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
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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