methyl propyl ether
methyl n-propyl ether
|Boiling point||38.8 °C (101.8 °F; 311.9 K)|
Refractive index (nD)
|1.35837 (14.3 °C)|
|Viscosity||0.3064 cP (0.3 °C)|
|Flash point||< −20 °C (−4 °F; 253 K)|
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
|what is: / ?)(|
Marketed under the trade names Metopryl and Neothyl, methoxypropane was used as an alternative to diethyl ether because of its greater potency. Its use as an anaesthetic has since been supplanted by modern halogenated ethers which are much less flammable.
- White, Mary Louise T.; Shane, Sylvan M.; Krantz, John C., Jr. "Anesthesia. XXI. Propyl methyl ether as an inhalation anesthetic in man", Anesthesiology, (1946), 7, 663-7.
- Merck Index, 11th edition, 6031.
|This drug article relating to the nervous system is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article about an organic compound is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|