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|Periodic Chart||Incompatibility Chart||Atmospheric Chart||Reference|
|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|
|National Stock Number (NSN) Applicable to Dimethyl Ether||MIL Specs/ Fed Specs
MSDS for Dimethyl Ether
@ 70 F
|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.|