Diethyl ether

ethyl ether, diethyl oxide, ethyl oxide, Ether, Solvent ether, aether, anaesthetic ether, ethoxy ethane

How to detect Diethyl ether

Formula: C4H10O | CAS: 60-29-7

Synonyms: ethyl ether, diethyl oxide, ethyl oxide, Ether, Solvent ether, aether, anaesthetic ether, ethoxy ethane

Used as a wide ranging solvent and extractant in processes such as nitrocellulose manufacture and food processing.

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaC4H10O
CAS no.60-29-7
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV1.9
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV1.1
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eVNA
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.325
Molecular Weight, g/mole74.0
Melting point, °C-116
Boiling point, °C34.6
Flash point, °C-40
SpecificationValue/Information
Lower Explosive Limit, %1.8
Density, g.cm⁻³0.706
Ionisation Energy, eV9.53
EH40 TWA, ppm100
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³310
EH40 STEL, ppm200
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³620
NIOSH IDLH, ppm1900
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm400
OSHA TWA PEL, mg.m⁻³1200

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