tert-Amyl ethyl ether
|Preferred IUPAC name
Ethyl tert-amyl ether
3D model (JSmol)
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
|Molar mass||116.204 g·mol−1|
|Boiling point||102 °C (216 °F; 375 K)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
tert-Amyl ethyl ether (TAEE) is a chemical compound, classified as an ether, with the molecular formula C7H16O. It is used as an additive in gasoline fuels as an oxygenate and also as a solvent in organic chemistry.
TAEE is prepared by acid-catalyzed addition of ethanol to 2-methyl-2-butene.
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