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B22945 tert-Butyl ethyl ether, 99%

CAS Number
637-92-3
Synonyms
Ethyl tert-butyl ether
tert-Butoxyethane

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B22945-06 5g 53.90
B22945-14 25g 164.00
B22945-22 100g 537.00
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tert-Butyl ethyl ether, 99%

MDL
MFCD00009225
EINECS
211-309-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
(CH3)3COCH2CH3
Formula Weight
102.18
Melting point
-94°
Boiling Point
72-73°
Flash Point
-19°(-2°F)
Density
0.750
Refractive Index
1.3750
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with alcohol, ethyl ether. Slightly miscible with water.

Applications

tert-Butyl ethyl ether is used as an oxygenate gasoline additive oxygenate during its production from crude oil. It is used as an extractant in human urine by using single-walled carbon nanotubes as an adsorbent. It plays an important role as a fuel component in petrol to enhance its octane rating.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, neoprene, n-butyl and urethane. It may react with air to form peroxides.

Literature References

Iuga, C.; Osnaya-Soto, L.; Ortiz, E.; Vivier-Bunge, A. Atmospheric oxidation of methyl and ethyl tert-butyl ethers initiated by hydroxyl radicals. A quantum chemistry study. Fuel 2015, 159, 269-279.

Liu, X.; Ito, S.; Wada, Y. Oxidation characteristic and products of ETBE (ethyl tert-butyl ether). Energy 2015, 82, 184-192.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H336

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P312-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,3774
Beilstein
1731469
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2909.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
KN4730200

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