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675970 Sigma-Aldrich

Cyclopentyl methyl ether Green Alternative

contains 50 ppm BHT as inhibitor, anhydrous, ≥99.9%

Synonym: CPME

  • CAS Number 5614-37-9

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H12O

  • Molecular Weight 100.16

  •  MDL number MFCD08276401

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57652096

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Properties

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grade   anhydrous
InChI Key   SKTCDJAMAYNROS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.9%
contains   50 ppm BHT as inhibitor
greener alternative product characteristics   Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries
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impurities   ≤0.0050% H2O
  ≤0.0050% water
water
  ≤50 ppm H2O2
evapn. residue   <0.003%
bp   106 °C/760 mmHg
mp   -140 °C (lit.)
density   0.86 g/mL at 25 °C

Description

Features and Benefits

Greener alternative for THF, Diethyl ether, and MTBE

Packaging

1, 2 L in Sure/Seal™

100, 12×100 mL in Sure/Seal™

Application

• Cyclopentyl methyl ether (CPME) is an alternative to ether solvents such as THF, diethyl ether, and MTBE with a higher resistance to peroxide formation.
• The more environmentally conservative CPME solvent replaces hazardous solvents in order to achieve sustainability and reduce environmental and operational costs.
• CPME offers considerable potential and advantage as a direct replacement for CH2Cl2 in binary eluents using MeOH as the modifier with MeOH–DMC and i-PrOH–EtOAc.

Green Alternative to THF, tert-Butyl methyl ether (MTBE), 1,4 Dioxane and other ether solvents

The toxicological assessment of cyclopentyl methyl ether (CPME) as a green solvent.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3271 3 / PGII
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
30.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-1 °C

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