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tert-Butyl Methyl Ether for UV, IR, HPLC

1,1-Dimethyl ethyl methyl ether, 2-Methoxy-2-Methylpropane, Methyl-ter-Butyl Ether, MTB, MTBE

Minimum assay (G.C.): 99.9%
Code
363312
CAS
1634-04-4
Molecular Formula
C5H12O
Molar mass
88.15 g/mol
Melting Point:
-109 °C
Boiling Point:
55.2 °C
Density:
0.740 kg/l
Solubility:
water 51 g/l at 20 °C
Refractive Index:
20/D 1.3689
Physical Description:
liquid
Product Code:
363312
Product Name:
tert-Butyl Methyl Ether for UV, IR, HPLC
Quality Name:
for UV, IR, HPLC
Specifications:
Minimum assay (G.C.): 99.9%
Density 20/4: 0.739-0.742

Maximum limit of impurities
APHA colour: 10
Acidity: 0.0002 meq/g
Alkalinity: 0.0002 meq/g
Non-volatile matter: 0.0003 %
Water (H2O): 0.03 %
Suitability for IR spectrometry:: passes test
Fluorescence at 254 nm (as quinine): 2 ppb
Fluorescence at 365 nm (as quinine): 2 ppb
UV Spectrum (1cm cell; Ref.: water):
Transmittance at 208 (Cut off) nm: ≥10%
Transmittance at 210 nm: ≥20%
Transmittance at 235 nm: ≥50%
Transmittance at 240 nm: ≥60%
Transmittance at 255 nm: ≥85%
Transmittance at 280-400 nm: ≥98%
For critical jobs, purge with nitrogen.
Microfiltered product (0.2 μm) and bottled under nitrogen atmosphere.
Hazard pictograms
  • GHS02 Hazard
  • GHS07 Hazard
UN:
2398
Class/PG:
3/II
ADR:
3/II
IMDG:
3/II
IATA:
3/II
WGK:
1
Storage:
Room Temperature.
Signal Word:
Danger
GHS Symbols:
GHS02
GHS07
H Phrases:
H225
H315
P Phrases:
P210
P233
P240
P241
P242
P243
P264
P280
P302+P352
P303+P361+P353
P321
P332+P313
P362
P370+P378
P403+P235
P501
Master Name:
tert-Butyl Methyl Ether
Synonyms Long Text:
1,1-Dimethyl ethyl methyl ether, 2-Methoxy-2-Methylpropane, Methyl-ter-Butyl Ether, MTB, MTBE
EINECS:
216-653-1
CS:
29091990
Index Nr.:
603-181-00-X
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