Butyl EtherButyl Ether (C5H12O) is a colorless liquid, flammable and peroxidizable. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Butyl Ether. Please review our fire rated products: Fire-rated, FIRELoc, SUPERLoc
Butyl Ether Storing Details
- Flammable Details: Flash point below 141°F.
- Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Flammable storage building is required.
- Compatible Details:
- Description: Methyl tert-butyl ether, also known as methyl tertiary butyl ether and MTBE, is an organic compound with molecular formula (CH3)3COCH3. MTBE is a volatile, flammable, and colorless liquid that is sparingly soluble in water. It has a minty odor vaguely reminiscent of diethyl ether, leading to unpleasant taste and odor in water.
- Classification: CLASS 3
- Brand Name: n/a
Butyl Ether Properties
|Formula||Density||Boiling Point;||IUPAC ID||Molar Mass||Soluble In||Melting Point|
|C5H12O||0.7404 g/cm³||141°C||2-Methoxy-2-methylpropane||88.15 g/mol||water: 26 g/L (20°C)||-109°C|