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Skeletal formula of tetraethylmethane
Ball and stick model of tetraethylmethane
Spacefill model of tetraethylmethane
IUPAC name
3D model (Jmol)
ECHA InfoCard 100.151.290
Molar mass 128.26 g·mol−1
Appearance Colourless liquid
Odor Odourless
Density 724 mg mL−1
Melting point −34 to −30 °C; −29 to −22 °F; 239 to 243 K
Boiling point 145.8 to 146.6 °C; 294.3 to 295.8 °F; 418.9 to 419.7 K
1.5 nmol Pa−1 kg−1
278.2 J K−1 mol−1
333.4 J K−1 mol−1
−6.1261–−6.1229 MJ mol−1
NFPA 704
Flammability code 3: Liquids and solids that can be ignited under almost all ambient temperature conditions. Flash point between 23 and 38 °C (73 and 100 °F). E.g., gasoline) Health code 0: Exposure under fire conditions would offer no hazard beyond that of ordinary combustible material. E.g., sodium chloride Reactivity code 0: Normally stable, even under fire exposure conditions, and is not reactive with water. E.g., liquid nitrogen Special hazards (white): no codeNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
Related compounds
Related alkanes
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Tetraethylmethane is a branched alkane with 9 carbon atoms. It is a highly flammable and volatile liquid at room temperature. It is one of the isomers of nonane.


  1. ^ "Tetraethylmethane - Compound Summary". PubChem Compound. USA: National Center for Biotechnology Information. 26 March 2005. Identification and Related Records. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 

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