Diethyl ether AR [60-29-7]
Diethyl ether is used as a solvent in extraction and many organic syntheses. In pharmacy, it is used to prepare galleon medicines, e.g. Collodium. Can be used for anesthesia.
Appearance colorless clear liquid
Identity according to the recipe
Color max. 10 j. Hz
Density (20 ° C) 0.714 – 0.716 g / cm3
Boiling range 34-35 ° C
Smell according to the recipe
Water (KF) max. 0.2%
Acids (j. CH3COOH) max. 0.00022%
Aldehydes according to the recipe
Ethanol max. 0.1%
Methanol max. 0.02%
Peroxides (in H2O2) max. 0.00015%
Residue after evaporation max. 0.001%
Stabilizer (BHT) 5 – 7 ppm
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