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1634-04-4 - tert-Butyl methyl ether, 99% - Methyl tert-butyl ether - MTBE - L14030 - Alfa Aesar

L14030 tert-Butyl methyl ether, 99%

CAS Number
1634-04-4
Synonyms
Methyl tert-butyl ether
MTBE

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500ml 24.30
1000ml 38.20
2500ml 62.50
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tert-Butyl methyl ether, 99%

MDL
MFCD00008812
EINECS
216-653-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
(CH3)3COCH3
Formula Weight
88.15
Melting point
-109°
Boiling Point
55-56°
Flash Point
-25°(-13°F)
Density
0.742
Refractive Index
1.3690
Solubility
Miscible with ethanol and ethyl ether. Immiscible with water.

Applications

Used as a chromatography solvent. Acts as a fuel component in fuel for gasoline engines. They raise the oxygen content of gasoline(oxygenates).

Notes

Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area. It is hygroscopic in nature.

Literature References

Fischer, A.; Oehm, C.; Selle, M.; Werner, P.; Oehm; Selle; Werner. Biotic and abiotic transformations of methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE). Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. Int. 2005, 12 (6), 381-389.

Matyash, V.; Liebisch, G.; Kurzchalia, T. V.; Shevchenko, A.; Schwudke, D. Lipid extraction by methyl-tert-butyl ether for high-throughput lipidomics. J. Lipid Res. 2008, 49 (5), 1137-1146.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H303-H315

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. May be harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280a-P240-P241-P303+P361+P353-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,6032
Beilstein
1730942
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2909.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
KN5250000

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