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tert-butyl methyl ether
2-methoxy-2-methylpropane

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Name:2-methoxy-2-methylpropane
CAS Number: 1634-04-4Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:216-653-1
FDA UNII:29I4YB3S89
Nikkaji Web:J27.142J
Beilstein Number:1730942
MDL:MFCD00008812
XlogP3:0.90 (est)
Molecular Weight:88.14984000
Formula:C5 H12 O
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category:solvents
 
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Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Water Content:<0.05%
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point:-109.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 55.20 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:250.000000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C.
Vapor Density:3.1 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: -27.00 °F. TCC ( -32.78 °C. )
logP (o/w): 0.940
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 5.10E+04 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Description:minty
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: solvents
 
Suppliers:
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EMD Millipore
For experimental / research use only.
tert-Butyl Methyl Ether
Glentham Life Sciences
tert-Butylmethylether
Indis NV
For experimental / research use only.
Methyl Tertbutyl Ether (MTBE)
LyondellBasell Industries
methyl tertiary butyl ether
Penta International
TERT-BUTYL METHYL ETHER
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
tert-Butyl Methyl Ether ≥99%
Sigma-Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
tert-Butyl Methyl Ether anhydrous, 99.8%
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
tert-Butyl Methyl Ether >99.0%(GC)
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
R 11 - Highly flammable.
R 38 - Irritating to skin.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 03/07/09 - Keep container tightly closed in cool, well-ventilated place.
S 16 - Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking.
S 24 - Avoid contact with skin.
S 33 - Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
S 36/37/39 - Wear suitable clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
 
Hazards identification
 
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
 
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Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
intraperitoneal-mouse LD50 1700 ul/kg
Zhonghua Yixue Zazhi. Chinese Medical Journal. Vol. 70, Pg. 172, 1990.

oral-mouse LD50 5960 ul/kg
Zhonghua Yixue Zazhi. Chinese Medical Journal. Vol. 70, Pg. 172, 1990.

oral-rat LD50 4000 mg/kg
National Technical Information Service. Vol. PB87-174603

intraperitoneal-rat LD > 148 mg/kg
Journal of Surgical Research. Vol. 53, Pg. 572, 1992.

intravenous-rat LDLo 148 mg/kg
Journal of Surgical Research. Vol. 53, Pg. 572, 1992.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
inhalation-rat LC50 23576 ppm/4H
National Technical Information Service. Vol. PB87-174603

inhalation-mouse LC50 141000 mg/m3/15M
Zhonghua Yixue Zazhi. Chinese Medical Journal. Vol. 70, Pg. 172, 1990.

inhalation-mouse LC50 141000 mg/m3/15M
BEHAVIORAL: GENERAL ANESTHETIC
Anesthesiology. Vol. 11, Pg. 455, 1950.

 
Safety in Use Information:
Category:
solvents
Recommendation for tert-butyl methyl ether usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
 
Safety References:
EPI System: View
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EPA-Iris:IRIS
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Carcinogenic Potency Database:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):1634-04-4
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :15413
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WISER:UN 2398
WGK Germany:1
2-methoxy-2-methylpropane
Chemidplus:0001634044
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
RTECS:1634-04-4
 
References:
 2-methoxy-2-methylpropane
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:1634-04-4
Pubchem (cid):15413
Pubchem (sid):134980021
 
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
CHEBI:View
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KEGG (GenomeNet):C11344
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
Export Tariff Code:2909.19.1800
ChemSpider:View
Wikipedia:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
 
Potential Uses:
None Found
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 
Synonyms:
tert-butoxymethane
tert-butyl-methyl-ether
tert-butylmethyl ether
tert-butylmethylether
1,1-dimethylethyl methyl ether
 ether, t-butyl methyl
 ether, tert-butyl methyl
2-methoxy-2-methyl propane
2-methoxy-2-methylpropane
 methyl 1,1-dimethyl ethyl ether
 methyl 1,1-dimethylethyl ether
 methyl t-butyl ether
 methyl tert-butyl ether
 methyl tertiary butyl ether
 methyl tertiary-butyl ether
2-methyl-2-methoxypropane
 methyl-t-butyl ether
 methyl-tert-butyl ether
 methyltert-butylether
 MTBE
 propane, 2-methoxy-2-methyl-
 TBME
 

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Notes:
used to dissolve gallstones; gasoline additive. superlist note chemical remains on mtl because of additional testing actions (see oecd/sids listing)
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