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Alfa Aesar™ tert-Butyl ethyl ether, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material tert-Butyl ethyl ether
CAS 637-92-3
Molecular Formula (CH3)3COCH2CH3
Formula Weight 102.18g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009225
UN Number UN1179
Beilstein 1731469
Merck Index 14,3774
Synonym Ethyl tert-butyl ether; tert-Butoxyethane
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AAB2294506

 
alfa aesar™
B22945-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2294514

 
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B22945-14
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B22945-22
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −94°C
Boiling Point 72° to 73°C
Quantity 5g
Flash Point −19°C (−2°F)
Chemical Name or Material tert-Butyl ethyl ether
CAS 637-92-3
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula (CH3)3COCH2CH3
Formula Weight 102.18g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009225
UN Number UN1179
Beilstein 1731469
Merck Index 14,3774
Synonym Ethyl tert-butyl ether; tert-Butoxyethane
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H331-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Toxic if inhaled.
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: II; Proper Shipping Name: ETHYL BUTYL ETHER
RTECS Number KN4730200
TSCA TSCA

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.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohol, ethyl ether. Slightly miscible with water.

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

Safety and Handling

Danger

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
H225-H331-H315-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.