Dimethyl ether

Oxybismethane, methyl ether

How to detect Dimethyl ether

Formula: C2H6O | CAS: 115-10-6

Synonyms: Oxybismethane, methyl ether

Dimethyl ether is a clean burning fuel alternative to LPG. It is an intermediate in ethanol production from biomass.

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaC2H6O
CAS no.115-10-6
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eVNA
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV1.3
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eVNA
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.522
Molecular Weight, g/mole46.0
Melting point, °C-138.5
Boiling point, °C-22
SpecificationValue/Information
Flash point, °C-41
Upper Explosive Limit, %17
Lower Explosive Limit, %3.4
Density, g.cm⁻³0.724
Ionisation Energy, eV10.03
EH40 TWA, ppm400
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³766
EH40 STEL, ppm500
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³958

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