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Methyl tert-butyl ether

Base Information Edit
  • Chemical Name:Methyl tert-butyl ether
  • CAS No.:1634-04-4
  • Molecular Formula:C5H12O
  • Molecular Weight:88.1497
  • Hs Code.:2909.19 Oral rat LD50: 4000 mg/kg
  • European Community (EC) Number:216-653-1
  • ICSC Number:1164
  • UN Number:2398
  • UNII:29I4YB3S89
  • DSSTox Substance ID:DTXSID3020833
  • Nikkaji Number:J27.142J
  • Wikipedia:Methyl_tert-butyl_ether
  • Wikidata:Q412346
  • Metabolomics Workbench ID:51401
  • ChEMBL ID:CHEMBL1452799
  • Mol file:1634-04-4.mol
Methyl tert-butyl ether

Synonyms:methyl t-butyl ether;methyl tert-butyl ether;MTBE;tert-butyl methyl ether

Suppliers and Price of Methyl tert-butyl ether
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The product has achieved commercial mass production*data from LookChem market partment
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Chemical Property of Methyl tert-butyl ether Edit
Chemical Property:
  • Appearance/Colour:Clear colorless liquid 
  • Vapor Pressure:251mmHg at 25°C 
  • Melting Point:-110 °C 
  • Refractive Index:n20/D 1.369(lit.)  
  • Boiling Point:55.2 °C at 760 mmHg 
  • Flash Point:-27 °F 
  • PSA:9.23000 
  • Density:0.75 g/cm3 
  • LogP:1.43130 
  • Water Solubility.:51 g/L (20℃) 
  • XLogP3:0.9
  • Hydrogen Bond Donor Count:0
  • Hydrogen Bond Acceptor Count:1
  • Rotatable Bond Count:1
  • Exact Mass:88.088815002
  • Heavy Atom Count:6
  • Complexity:33.7
  • Transport DOT Label:Flammable Liquid

99% *data from raw suppliers

Safty Information:
  • Pictogram(s): FlammableF,IrritantXi 
  • Hazard Codes: F:Flammable;
  • Statements: R11:; R38:; 
  • Safety Statements: S16:; S24:; S9:; 
MSDS Files:

SDS file from LookChem

Total 1 MSDS from other Authors

  • Chemical Classes:Solvents -> Ethers (
  • Canonical SMILES:CC(C)(C)OC
  • Inhalation Risk:A harmful contamination of the air can be reached rather quickly on evaporation of this substance at 20 °C.
  • Effects of Short Term Exposure:The substance is irritating to the skin. If this liquid is swallowed, aspiration into the lungs may result in chemical pneumonitis. Exposure far above the OEL could cause lowering of consciousness.
Technology Process of Methyl tert-butyl ether

There total 106 articles about Methyl tert-butyl ether which guide to synthetic route it. The literature collected by LookChem mainly comes from the sharing of users and the free literature resources found by Internet computing technology. We keep the original model of the professional version of literature to make it easier and faster for users to retrieve and use. At the same time, we analyze and calculate the most feasible synthesis route with the highest yield for your reference as below:

synthetic route:
Guidance literature:
With tetrafluoroboric acid; isopentyl nitrite; In methanol; at 50 ℃; for 20h; under 0.5 - 1 Torr; Product distribution; Mechanism; dependence of product distribution on solvent and acid;
Guidance literature:
With copper-exchanged montmorillonite; at 95 - 100 ℃; for 3h;
Guidance literature:
In dimethylsulfoxide-d6; at 80 ℃; Mechanism; Product distribution;
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