Dimethyl Ether

Dimethyl 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)

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