Diisopropyl ether Details
Chemical Name: Diisopropyl ether
Synonyms: Isoprpyl ether
CAS No.: 108-20-3
Molecular Formula: C6H14O
Molecular Weight: 102.17
Appearance: Colorless liquid
Diisopropyl ether Typical Properties
|0.725 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
|9 g/L (20 ºC)
|120 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
Diisopropyl ether Usage
1. Used as a solvent for the concentration and recovery of dilute solutions of acetic acid or butyric acid, and as an extraction solvent for sodium thiocyanate in the wet acrylic fiber process.
2. Used as standard material, solvent, and extraction agent for chromatographic analysis, and also used in organic synthesis.
3. Diisopropyl ether is a good solvent for animal, vegetable, and mineral oils and fats, and can be used to extract nicotine from tobacco. It is also a good solvent for paraffin and resin. In industry, diisopropyl ether is often mixed with other solvents and applied to paraffin-based oils. The dewaxing process of the product. As a solvent, it is also used in pharmaceuticals, smokeless gunpowder, coatings, and paint cleaning. Diisopropyl ether has a high octane number and anti-freeze properties and can be used as a gasoline blending agent. This product easily forms peroxide and explodes when shaken. Para-benzylaminophenol is often added as a stabilizer. The anesthetic effect of diisopropyl ether is lighter than that of diethyl ether, but the duration of anesthesia is longer.
Diisopropyl ether Packaging and Shipping
Diisopropyl ether Storage
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store in cool place.
The warehouse is ventilated and dried at low temperatures; stored and transported separately from oxidants and acids.