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Ethers: Physical & Chemical Properties

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Chemical Name

CAS-Number

Colour/Form

Boiling Point (°C)

Melting Point (°C)

Molecular Weight

Solubility in Water

Relative Density (water=1)

Relative Vapour Density (air=1)

Vapour Pressure/ (Kpa)

Inflam.
Limits

Flash Point (°C)

Auto Ignition Point (°C)

ALLYL ETHER
557-40-4

94

98.14

insol

0.8260

ALLYL PHENYL ETHER
1746-13-0

191.7

134.17

insol

0.9811

ANISOLE
100-66-3

mobile liquid, clear straw colour

155

37.3

108.13

insol

0.9961

3.72

@ 42.2 °C

475

BENZYL ETHER
103-50-4

colourless liquid; very pale yellow

298

3.6

198.25

insol

1.0428

DIETHYL ETHER
60-29-7

transparent, colourless, mobile liquid

34.6

-116.3

74.12

sl sol

0.7134

2.55

58.6

1.9 ll
36.0 ul

-45 cc

180-190

DIMETHYL ETHER
115-10-6

-24.8

-141.5

46.07

sol

DI-n-BUTYL ETHER
142-96-1

colourless liquid

142

-95.3

130.2

insol

0.7689

4.48

0.64

1.5 ll
7.6 ul

37

194

DIPROPYL ETHER
111-43-3

mobile liquid

90

-122

102.17

sl sol

0.7360

3.53

@ 25 °C

21 cc

188

ETHYLBUTYL ETHER
628-81-9

92.3

-124

102.17

insol

0.7490

ETHYLMETHYL ETHER
540-67-0

colourless

10.8

-113

60.1

sol

@ 0 °C/0 °C

2.1

@ 7.5 °C

2 ll
10.1 ul

ISOPROPYL ETHER
108-20-3

colourless liquid

68.5

-60

102.17

sl sol

0.7258

3.5

15.9

1.4 ll
7.9 ul

-18 F

443

METHYLPROPYL ETHER
557-17-5

39.1

74.12

sol

0.738

METHYL-tert-BUTYL ETHER
1634-04-4

colourless liquid

55.2

-109

88.1

sol

0.7405

3.0

@ 25 °C

1.6 ll
15.1 ul

-28

224

METHYLVINYL ETHER
107-25-5

colourless, compressed gas, or colourless liquid

12

-122

58.08

sl sol

@ 0 °C/4 °C

2.0

1052 mm Hg

2.6 ll
39 ul

287

PHENYL ETHER
101-84-8

monoclinic, rhombic crystals; colourless liquid or crystals

258

28

170.20

insol

1.075

5.86

2.8 Pa

0.8 ll
1.5. ul

115

618

PHENYL ETHER-BIPHENYL MIXTURE
8004-13-5

colourless to straw coloured-liquid

257.4

12

324.42

insol

@ 25 °C/ 25 °C

@ 25 °C

124 oc

TRIETHYLENE­GLYCOL-n-BUTYL ETHER
143-22-6

liquid

278

-35.2

206.3

misc

0.9890

@ 25 °C

143 cc

 

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