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tert-Butyl ethyl ether

purum, ≥97.0% (GC)

  • CAS Number 637-92-3

  • Linear Formula C2H5OC(CH3)3

  • Molecular Weight 102.17

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1731469

  •  EC Number 211-309-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00009225

  •  eCl@ss 39021026

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329747574

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C2 to C7, Chemical Synthesis, Ethers, Organic Building Blocks,
Quality Level   100
vapor pressure   155 mmHg ( 25 °C)
grade   purum
assay   ≥97.0% (GC)
contains   ~0.01% 2,6-Di-tert-butyl-4-methlyphenol as stabilizer
refractive index   n20/D 1.375 (lit.)
  n20/D 1.376
bp   72-73 °C (lit.)
mp   −97 °C (lit.)
density   0.742 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCOC(C)(C)C
InChI   1S/C6H14O/c1-5-7-6(2,3)4/h5H2,1-4H3
InChI key   NUMQCACRALPSHD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

tert-Butyl ethyl ether (ETBE) is generally used as an antiknock additive in gasoline for the reduction of carbon monoxide and unburned hydrocarbons emission from automobile exhausts.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Central nervous system
RIDADR 
UN 3271 3 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
KN4730200
Flash Point(F) 
-2.2 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
-19 °C - closed cup

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Impurities in MTBE on Petrocol® DH

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Impurities in MTBE on Petrocol® DH
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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