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Alfa Aesar™ Di-n-butyl ether, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Di-n-butyl ether
CAS 142-96-1
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)3O(CH2)3CH3
Formula Weight 130.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009461
UN Number UN1149
Beilstein 1732752
Merck Index 14,1569
Synonym n-Butyl ether
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AAA16305AP

 
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A16305-AP
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Flash Point 25°C (77°F)
Boiling Point 141° to 143°C
Melting Point −95°C
Quantity 500mL
Chemical Name or Material Di-n-butyl ether
CAS 142-96-1
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)3O(CH2)3CH3
Formula Weight 130.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009461
UN Number UN1149
Beilstein 1732752
Merck Index 14,1569
Synonym n-Butyl ether
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H315-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: DIBUTYL ETHERS
RTECS Number EK5425000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Di-n-butyl ether is used as a solvent for Grignard, Witting and alkyl lithium reactions. It is also used as a solvent for oils and fats and some natural and synthetic resins. It is considered as a replacement for terathydofuran in organic synthesis due to its less water and peroxide and high boiling point. In the pharmaceutical industry, it is used in the manufacturing process of active pharmaceutical ingredient such as procarbazine and cefaclor. In addition to this, it is used as an important solvent for the application of the coating.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohol, ether and acetone. Immiscible with water.

Notes
Air and light sensitive. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and strong acids.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H226-H315-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.