CAS No. : 142-96-1
Description : Colourless Liquid
Purity (by GC) : NLT 99.00%
Water (by KF) : NMT 0.1%
pH by Paper : Neutral
Peroxide Content : NMT 50 ppm
Molecular formula : C8H18O
Mol-weight : 130.22
Dibutyl ether is a colourless, neutral, readily flammable liquid of low volatility with a characteristic odour. It is insoluble in water, but miscible with most common organic solvents. It should also be protected from heat,light and air because of the danger of peroxide formation.
1)Technical solvent for fats, oils, organic acids, alkaloids, natural and synthetic resins Extractant
2)Constituent of catalysts for (co-) polymerisations
3)For manufacturing of pesticides.