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179264 Sigma-Aldrich

Diethyl ether

ACS reagent, anhydrous, ≥99.0%, contains 1 ppm BHT as inhibitor

Synonym: Ether, Ethyl ether

  • CAS Number 60-29-7

  • Linear Formula (CH3CH2)2O

  • Molecular Weight 74.12

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1696894

  •  EC Number 200-467-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00011646

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329751584

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Properties

Related Categories ACS Grade Solvents, ACS and Reagent Grade Solvents, Diethyl Ether, Solvent by Type, Solvent by Application,
grade   ACS reagent
  anhydrous
vapor density   2.6 (vs air)
vapor pressure   28.66 psi ( 55 °C)
  8.56 psi ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   RTZKZFJDLAIYFH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.0%
autoignition temp.   320 °F
contains   1 ppm BHT as inhibitor
expl. lim.   36.5 %
impurities   Alcohol ( as CH3CH2OH ), passes test
  ≤0.0002 meq/g Titr. acid
  ≤0.001% Carbonyl ( as HCHO )
  ≤0.03% water
  ≤1 ppm Peroxide ( as H2O2 )
evapn. residue   ≤0.001%
color   APHA: ≤10
refractive index   n20/D 1.3530(lit.)
bp   34.6 °C(lit.)
mp   −116 °C(lit.)
density   0.706 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

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Other Notes

A -D suffix exists for administrative purposes only.
All -D packages are 100% the same product, same quality, same specification as the package sizes previously sold without a -D.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
May form explosive peroxides., Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
RIDADR 
UN1155 - class 3 - PG 1 - Diethyl ether
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
KI5775000
Flash Point(F) 
-40 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-40 °C
Protocols & Articles

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Properties of Solvents Table

a. Gant, R., LC/GC 10 (7), 515 (1992) 1. At 20 °C 2. At 20 °C +/- 5 °C relative to water at 4 °C 3. At 10 mmHg pressure 4. At l=589.32 nm
Keywords: Gas chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography

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