Methyl tert-butyl ether

tert-Butoxymethane, tert-butyl methyl ether, 1,1-dimethylethyl methyl ether, 2-methoxy-2-methylpropane, methyl 1,1-dimethylethyl ether, MTBE

How to detect Methyl tert-butyl ether

Formula: C5H12O | CAS: 1634-04-4

Synonyms: tert-Butoxymethane, tert-butyl methyl ether, 1,1-dimethylethyl methyl ether, 2-methoxy-2-methylpropane, methyl 1,1-dimethylethyl ether, MTBE

Specification

Specification Value/Information
Formula C5H12O
CAS no. 1634-04-4
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV 0.8
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV 1
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV 1.02
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar) 0.273
Molecular Weight, g/mole 88.0
Melting point, °C -32
Boiling point, °C 55.5
Specification Value/Information
Flash point, °C -32.8
Lower Explosive Limit, % 1.6
Density, g.cm⁻³ 0.74
Ionisation Energy, eV 9.24
EH40 TWA, ppm 50
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³ 183.5
EH40 STEL, ppm 100
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³ 367

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