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1.01845 Supelco

tert-Butyl methyl ether

for liquid chromatography LiChrosolv®

Synonym: MTBE, MTB, 2-Methoxy-2-methylpropane, Methyl tert-butyl ether, tert-Butyl methyl ether

  • CAS Number 1634-04-4

  • Linear Formula (CH3)3COCH3

  • Molecular Weight 88.15

  •  MDL number MFCD00008812

  •  EC Index Number 216-653-1



Related Categories HPLC Grade Solvents, HPLC Solvents, Solvent by Application, Solvents
Quality Level   100
vapor pressure   268 hPa ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99.8% (GC)
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   460 °C
potency   >2000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
  >2000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)
expl. lim.   1.5-8.5 % (v/v)
kinematic viscosity   0.409 cSt(40 °C)
bp   55.3 °C/1013 hPa
mp   -108.6 °C
transition temp   flash point -28 °C
solubility   42 g/L
density   0.74 g/cm3 at 20 °C
InChI   1S/C5H12O/c1-5(2,3)6-4/h1-4H3
storage conditions   Store at +2°C to +25°C.


Analysis Note

Purity (GC): ≥ 99.8 %
Identity (IR): conforms
Evaporation residue: ≤ 2.0 mg/l
Water: ≤ 0.02 %
Acidity: ≤ 0.0002 meq/g
Alkalinity: ≤ 0.0002 meq/g
Transmission (at 240 nm): ≥ 60 %
Transmission (at 255 nm): ≥ 85 %
Transmission (from 280 nm): ≥ 98 %
Filtered by 0.2 µm filter

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