Agent Name

Allyl ethyl ether

CAS Number

557-31-3

Formula

C5-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Propene, 3-ethoxy-; [ChemIDplus] 3-Ethoxy-1-propene; Ethyl 2-propenyl ether; [Merck Index] Ether, allyl ethyl; Ethyl allyl ether; [CAMEO] UN2335

Category

Ethers, Other

Description

Liquid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used to make other chemicals; [CAMEO]

Comments

May cause skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritation; Toxic; [Merck Index] Readily oxidized by air forming unstable peroxides that may spontaneously explode; [CAMEO] May form explosive peroxides; An irritant; Toxic by ingestion and inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

153 mm Hg

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