n-Amyl Ether
Title: n-Amyl Ether
CAS Registry Number: 693-65-2
CAS Name: 1,1¢-Oxybispentane
Additional Names: pentyl ether; amyl oxide; diamyl ether
Molecular Formula: C10H22O
Molecular Weight: 158.28
Percent Composition: C 75.88%, H 14.01%, O 10.11%
Line Formula: [CH3(CH2)3CH2]2O
Literature References: Prepn from amyl alcohol with concd H2SO4: Hinton, Nieuwland, Proc. Indiana Acad. Sci. 42, 109 (1933), C.A. 27, 5716 (1933).
Properties: Liquid, bp 186.75°. mp -69.43°. Flash pt, closed cup: 57°C. d420 0.78326, d425 0.77924. nD20 1.41195, nD25 1.40985: Dreisbach, Martin, Ind. Eng. Chem. 41, 2875 (1949). Practically insol in water. Miscible with alcohol, ether.
Melting point: mp -69.43°
Boiling point: bp 186.75°
Flash point: Flash pt, closed cup: 57°C
Index of refraction: nD20 1.41195; nD25 1.40985
Density: d420 0.78326; d425 0.77924
CAUTION: Vapors narcotic in high concns.
Use: Industrial solvent.

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