179787
Honeywell

tert-Butyl methyl ether

SKU
179787
Reagent Grade, ≥98%
Synonym(s)
MTBE; Methyl tert-butyl ether
  • ≥95% for general laboratory use.
Brand
Honeywell
UNSPSC Code
12191602
Beilstein Registry Number CAS Numbers (All) EC Number
Linear Formula
(CH3)3COCH3
MDL Number Molar Mass
88.15 g/mol
RTECS Number
KN5250000
Synonyms
MTBE; Methyl tert-butyl ether

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Specifications

PropertyValue
Vapor Pressure4.05 psi ( 20 °C)
Assay(GC)Min.98.0%
IRspectrumcomplying
Water(KarlFischer)Max.0.1%
Peroxides(asH2O2)Max.0.0005%
Autoignition Temperature705 °F
Explosion Limit15.1 %
Refractive Indexn20/D 1.369(lit.)
Vapor Pressure14.78 psi ( 55 °C)

Properties

PropertyValue
Boiling Point/Range55.3 °C (1.013 hPa)
ColorColorless
Density0.74 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Flashpoint-28 °C
FormLiquid
GradeReagent Grade Solvents
Incompatible MaterialsOxidizing agents, Strong acids, Strong bases, Halogens
Lower Explosion Limit1.5 %(V)
Melting Point/Range-109 °C
Partition Coefficient1.06 (20 °C)
Purity Percentage98
Purity Details>=98%
Solubility in Water42 g/l (20 °C)
Upper Explosion Limit8.5 %(V)
Vapor Pressure267 hPa (20 °C)
Viscosity0.36 mPa.s (20 °C)
pH-ValueNot applicable
Product LineReagent Grade
Storage TemperatureAmbient

Safety Information

PropertyValue
Hazard Class3
Package GroupII
UN IDUN2398
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