Diethyl Ether

CAS RN:60-29-7

Property Summary

Autoignition Temperature:
    356 deg F (180 deg C)

Boiling Point:
    34.6 deg C at 760 mm Hg; 17.9 deg C at 400 mm Hg; 2.2 deg C at 200 mm Hg

Density Specific Gravity:
    0.7134 at 20 deg C/4 deg C

Flash Point:
    -45 deg C, -49 deg F (closed cup)

Melting Point:
    -116.3 deg C (stable crystals); -123.3 deg C (metastable crystals)

Molecular Formula:
    C4-H10-O

Molecular Weight:
    74.12

Solubilities:
    Miscible with lower aliphatic alcohols, benzene, chloroform, petroleum ether, fat solvents, many oils; sol in concn hydrochloric acid
    Sol in acetone; very sol in ethanol
    Sol in solvent naphtha, benzene, oils
    Miscible with most organic solvents
    In water, 6.04X10+4 mg/L at 25 deg C

Vapor Density:
    2.55 (Air = 1.0)

Vapor Pressure:
    538 mm Hg at 25 deg C

Viscosity:
    0.2448 centipoise at 20 deg C

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