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309958 Sigma-Aldrich

Diethyl ether

spectrophotometric grade, ≥99.9%, inhibitor-free

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 57648499

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Properties

Related Categories Diethyl Ether, Solvent by Type, Solvent Bottles, Solvent Packaging Options, Solvent by Application,
grade   spectrophotometric grade
vapor density   2.6 (vs air)
vapor pressure   28.69 psi ( 55 °C)
  8.59 psi ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   RTZKZFJDLAIYFH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.9%
autoignition temp.   320 °F
expl. lim.   36.5 %
impurities   ≤0.03% water
  ≤1 ppm peroxides (as H2O2)
evapn. residue   <0.0003%
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.)
λ   H2O reference
UV absorption   λ: 218 nm Amax: 1.0
  λ: 250 nm Amax: 0.20
  λ: 275 nm Amax: 0.04
  λ: 300-400 nm Amax: 0.01

Description

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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Pressure-Temperature Calculator for Solvents

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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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