Dimethyl EtherDimethyl Ether (C2H6O) is a colorless gas with faint ethereal odor, shipped as a liquified gas that can cause frostbite. It is a highly flammable, peroxidizable compound. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Dimethyl Ether. Please review our fire rated products: FIRELoc, DRUMLoc, SUPERLoc
Dimethyl Ether Storing Details
- Flammable Details: Flammable.
- Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Use proper flammable materials storage building.
- Compatible Details:
- Description: Dimethyl ether, also known as methoxymethane, is the organic compound with the formula CH 3OCH 3. The simplest ether, it is a colourless gas that is a useful precursor to other organic compounds and an aerosol propellant.
- Classification: CLASS 3
- Brand Name: n/a
Dimethyl Ether Properties
|Formula||Density||Boiling Point;||IUPAC ID||Molar Mass||Soluble In||Melting Point|
|C2H6O||1.97 g/cm³||-11.2°F (-24°C)||methoxymethane||46.07 g/mol||Water||-221.8°F (-141°C)|