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L14030 tert-Butyl methyl ether, 99%

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

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L14030-AP 500ml 26.40
L14030-AU 1000ml 41.10
L14030-0F 2500ml 67.90
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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-H315-H335

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P314-P332+P313-P337+P313-P363-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. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling 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. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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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