Ethyl phenyl ether

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Ethyl phenyl ether
Skeletal formula of ethyl phenyl ether
Ball-and-stick model of the ethyl phenyl ether molecule
IUPAC name
Other names
Ethyl Phenyl Ether
103-73-1 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL499585 YesY
ChemSpider 7391 YesY
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PubChem 7674
Molar mass 122.17 g·mol−1
Appearance Colorless to yellowish oily liquid[1]
Density 0.967 g/mL[1]
Melting point −30 °C (−22 °F; 243 K)[1]
Boiling point 169 to 170 °C (336 to 338 °F; 442 to 443 K)[1]
0.57 g/L[1]
Flash point 57 °C (135 °F; 330 K)[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Ethyl phenyl ether or phenetole is an organic compound that is an ether. Ethyl phenyl ether has the same properties as some other ethers, such as volatility, explosive vapors, and the ability to form peroxides. Will dissolve in many non-polar compounds e.g. ethanol or ether but not in polar substances like water.

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  1. ^ a b c d e f Record in the GESTIS Substance Database of the IFA

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