296082

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Diethyl ether

contains 1 ppm BHT as inhibitor, anhydrous, ≥99.7%

Synonym(s):
Ethyl ether, Ether, DEE
Linear Formula:
(CH3CH2)2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
74.12
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1696894
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

anhydrous

vapor density

2.6 (vs air)

vapor pressure

28.66 psi ( 55 °C)
8.56 psi ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.7%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

320 °F

contains

1 ppm BHT as inhibitor

expl. lim.

36.5 %

impurities

<0.003% water
<0.005% water (100 mL pkg)

evapn. residue

<0.0003%

color

colorless

refractive index

n20/D 1.3530 (lit.)

bp

34.6 °C (lit.)
34.6 °C

mp

−116 °C (lit.)

density

0.706 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCOCC

InChI

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

InChI key

RTZKZFJDLAIYFH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Diethyl ether is a highly volatile and flammable organic solvent. On storing for a long time, DEE can form organic peroxides, which can be suppressed by adding butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) as a stabilizer. BHT scavenges the free radicals required for the peroxide formation.

Application

Diethyl ether has been used as a solvent for the preparation of 3-formyl-2,2,5,5-tetramethyl-1-oxy-pyrroline from 3-(N-methoxy-N-methylcarbamoyl)-2,2,5,5-tetramethyl-1-oxy-pyrroline using DIBAL.

Packaging

100, 12×100 mL in Sure/Seal™
1, 6×1 L in Sure/Seal™
18 L in Pure-Pac™ 1
20 L in Pure-Pac™ 2

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Target Organs

Central nervous system

Supp Hazards

EUH019 - EUH066

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN1155 - class 3 - PG 1 - Diethyl ether

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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Genetically modified mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have great potential in the application of regenerative medicine and molecular therapy. In the present manuscript, we introduce a nanopolymer, polyethylenimine600-β-cyclodextrin (PEI600-β-CyD), as an efficient polyplex-forming plasmid delivery agent with low toxicity and ideal...
Dai P Huynh et al.
Biomaterials, 29(16), 2527-2534 (2008-03-11)
The concept of this research is using poly(beta-amino ester) (PAE) as a duo-functional group for synthesis of the novel sensitive injectable hydrogel for controlled drug/protein delivery. Firstly, PAE made of 1,4-butanediol diacrylate and 4,4'-trimethylene dipiperidine is used as a pH-sensitive...
Eagleson M.
Concise Encyclopedia Chemistry, 471-471 (1994)

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