Dimethyl Ether
C2H6O
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General Characteristics Health Hazards Material Recommendations
A colorless, liquefied and flammable gas with an ether-like odor.
Has an anesthetic effect in high concentrations Contact with liquid can cause cold burns.
Normal Materials can be used.
TLV-TWA Flammable Limits DOT Class / Label
None Estabished 3.4-27% 2.1 / Flammable
Molecular Weight Specific Gravity Specific Volume
46.1 1.59 @ 77 F 8.4 cu.ft./lb @ 70 F
CGA Valve Outlet CAS Registry No. UN Number
510/180 115-10-6 1033
National Stock Number (NSN) Applicable to Dimethyl Ether MIL Specs/ Fed Specs
MSDS for Dimethyl Ether


Grade
Part #
Purity Minimum Cylinder
Size
Volume
Lbs.
Pressure
@ 70 F
Comments
Commercial
469600
99.8% Min.
Liquid Phase
110
016
003
LBS

100
16
2.5
0.5
62.3
62.3
62.3
62.3

None


Uses: Dimethyl Ether has found commercial use as a refrigerant. It has as a solvent, as an extraction agent, a propellant in aerosols, and fuel in welding cutting and brazing. Readily form complexes with inorganic compounds, e.g., boron trifluoride. It is an excellent methylating agent in the dye industry.