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Diethyl ether

REACH Registration Number:    01-2119535785-29-0001

 

 
Trade Name:   Diethyl ether
Chemical Name:   Diethyl ether
CAS:   60-29-7
EINECS:   200-467-2
Synonyms:   Ether|Ethyl ether|Ethoxyethane|1,1'-Oxydiethane
Chemical Formula:  

C4H10O

Molecular Weight:   74.122
Characteristics:  

Mobile, clear, colorless, highly volatile liquid (at 20 °C) with characteristic odor.
Completely miscible with organic solvents, partially miscible with water.

 

 

Qualitative values

Density (at 20 °C)   713.5–714.5 kg/m3
Peroxides (as H2O2)   max. 0.00015 % wt.
Acidity (as CH3COOH)   max. 0.0002 % wt.
Aldehydes   only a slight opalescence on the water surface within 1 min.
Water   max. 0.15 % wt.
Non-volatile matter   max. 0.001 % wt.
Ethanol   max. 0.10 % wt.
Methanol   max. 0.02 % wt.

Storage

Store in a tightly closed container.
Keep away from sources of ignition and heat.
Warehouse facilities must be equipped with ventilation system of sufficient capacity.
Protect from light.
Protect from air.
PTake precautionary measures against static discharges.

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