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Sigma-Aldrich

Benzyl ether

98%

Synonym(s):
Dibenzyl ether
Linear Formula:
(C6H5CH2)2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
198.26
Beilstein:
1911156
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.561 (lit.)

bp

298 °C (lit.)

mp

1.5-3.5 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: insoluble
acetone: miscible
chloroform: miscible
diethyl ether: miscible
ethanol: miscible

density

1.043 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

C(OCc1ccccc1)c2ccccc2

InChI

1S/C14H14O/c1-3-7-13(8-4-1)11-15-12-14-9-5-2-6-10-14/h1-10H,11-12H2

InChI key

MHDVGSVTJDSBDK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Benzyl ether is a plasticizer for nitrocellulose and a solvent in perfumery.

Application

Benzyl ether was used as an effective GFP friendly tissue clearing medium for mouse brains. It was used in a study to develop a detailed protocol for performing 3D imaging of solvent-cleared organs and its application to various microscopy techniques.

Packaging

25 g in glass bottle
1, 3 kg in glass bottle

Pictograms

Exclamation markEnvironment

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Skin Sens. 1B

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

278.6 °F - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Flash Point(C)

137 °C - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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