tert-BUTYL METHYL ETHER For HPLC

Microfiltered product (0.2 mm) and bottled under nitrogen atmosphere. For critical jobs, purge with nitrogen.
MTBE; Methyl tert-butyl ether

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Article No.
2386D
Grade
For HPLC
Purity
99.7%
CAS No.
1634-04-4
Molecular Formula
C5H12O
Molecular Weight
88.15
H.S. Code
2909.1900
Shelf Life
60 Months
MSDS
 

 

Physical Properties

Physical state at 20 °C
Liquid
Colour
Clear Colorless
Odour
Characteristic ethereal odor
Melting point/ Freezing point [°C]
-110°C
Auto-ignition temperature [°C]
374 °C
Flammability (solid, gas)
Flammable
Flash point [°C]
(-33.0 °C)
Boiling point [°C]
55 - 56 °C
Vapour pressure [20°C]
279.2 hPa at 20°C
Density [g/cm3]
0.74
Relative density, gas (air=1)
0.74 g/cm3 at 25 °C
Solubility in water [% weight]
Insoluble in water
Partition coefficient Log Pow octanol / water at 20°C
1.77
Explosion limits - upper [%]
15.10%
Explosion limits -lower [%]
1.60%

Packings

  • 2GBA001000

    1000 ml (01000)

  • 2GBA002500

    2500 ml (02500)

  • 2GBAG02500

    2500 ml (02500)

  • 2GBAH02500

    2500 ml (02500)

 

Specifications

Appearance Clear colorless liquid
Purity (by GC) Min 99.7%
Density (d20°C/4°C) 0.739 - 0.742
APHA colour Max 10
Non volatile matter Max 0.0005%
Acidity Max 0.0005 meq/g
Alkalinity Max 0.0002 meq/g
Water (H2O) Max 0.03%
Suitability (for IR Spectrometry) Passes test
UV spectrum (1 cm cell; Ref.: water)
Wavelength (nm) T (%)
at 210 nm Min 20%
at 235 nm Min 50%
at 255 nm Min 85%
at 280 nm Min 98%
Data of interest in HPLC:
UV - Cut off 210 nm

Safety Information and Hazard Symbols

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Symbol: GHS02, GHS07
Signal Word: Danger
UN No.: 2398
IMCO Class No.: 3
Packing Group: II
Hazardous Statement: H225-H315
Precaution Statement: P210
Revision Date : 05-Apr-2021
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