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1.00923

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Diethyl ether

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Synonym(s):
Ethyl ether, Ether, Et2O, Ethoxyethane, Ethyl ether, Ether
Linear Formula:
(CH3CH2)2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
74.12
Beilstein:
1696894
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
200-467-2

Quality Level

vapor density

2.6 (vs air)

vapor pressure

587 hPa ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

320 °F

potency

1215 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
>2000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)

expl. lim.

36.5 %

impurities

≤0.00003% Peroxide (as H2O2)
≤0.002% Free acid (as CH3COOH)
≤0.2% Water

refractive index

n20/D 1.3530 (lit.)

bp

34.6 °C (lit.)

mp

−116 °C (lit.)

transition temp

flash point -40 °C

density

0.706 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

15-25°C

SMILES string

CCOCC

InChI

1S/C4H10O/c1-3-5-4-2/h3-4H2,1-2H3

InChI key

RTZKZFJDLAIYFH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Analysis Note

Purity (GC): ≥ 99.0 %
Identity (IR): conforms
Free acid (as CH₃COOH): ≤ 0.002 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.713 - 0.716
Peroxide (as H₂O₂): ≤ 0.00003 %
Readily carbonizable substances: conforms
Water: ≤ 0.2 %
Stabilized with 5 - 10 ppm 2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol (BHT)

Legal Information

EMPLURA is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Flam. Liq. 1 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Central nervous system

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

-40.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

-40 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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