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Oxygenate Identification


Oxygenate Names CAS # Chemical Formula Molecular Weight
Methanol Methyl alcohol
Carbinol
Methylol
Methyl Hydroxide
Monohydroxy methane
Wood alcohol
67-56-1 CH40

CH3-0H

32.042
Ethanol Ethyl alcohol
Anhydrol
Alcohol
Methyl carbinol
Ethyl hydrate
Ethyl hydroxide
Denatured alcohol
Grain alcohol
64-17-5 C2H60

CH3CH2-0H

46.069
TBA Tertiary-butyl alcohol
Tert-butyl alcohol
T-butyl alcohol
2-Methyl-2-propanol
1,1-Dimethyl ethanol
Trimethyl carbinol
2-Methylpropan-2-ol
Tert-butanol
T-butyl hydroxide
Trimethyl methanol
Dimethyl ethanol
Methyl-2-propanol
75-65-0 C4H100

(CH3)3C-OH

74.122
MTBE Methyl tertiary-butyl ether
Methyl tert-butyl ether
Methyl t-butyl ether
2-Methoxy-2-methylpropane
1634-04-4 C5H120

CH3-O-C(CH3)3

88.149
DIPE Diisopropyl ether
Diisopropyl oxide
2-isopropoxy propane
Isopropyl ether
2,2'-oxybispropane
108-20-3 C6H140

(CH3)2CH-O-CH(CH3)2

102.18
ETBE Ethyl tertiary-butyl ether
Ethyl tert-butyl ether
2-methyl-2-ethoxypropane
Tert-butyl ethyl ether
Ethyl tert-butyl oxide
2-ethoxy-2-methylpropane
637-92-3 C6H140

CH3CH2-O-C(CH3)3

102.18
TAME Tertiary-amyl methyl ether
Tert-pentyl methyl ether
Butane, 2-methoxy-2-methyl
2-Methoxy-2-methyl butane
Methyl 1,1-dimethyl propyl ether
Methyl tert-amyl ether
Methyl 2-methyl-2-butyl ether
994-05-8 C6H140

C2H5C(CH3)2-O-CH3

102.18

 

OXYGENATE PROPERTIES
Oxygenate Pure Phase Solubility (mg/L) log Koc (log l/kg) Vapor Pressure
(mm Hg)
Henry's Law Constant
(dimensionless)
Specific Gravity
Methanol miscible 0.44 - 0.92 121.6 0.00011 0.791
Ethanol miscible 0.20 - 1.21 49 - 56.5 0.00021 - 0.00026 0.789
TBA miscible 1.57 40 - 42 0.00048 - 0.00059 0.786
MTBE 43,000 - 54,300 1.0 - 1.1 245 - 256 0.023 - 0.12 0.741
DIPE 2,039 - 9,000 1.46 - 1.82 149 - 151 0.195 - 0.41 0.724
ETBE 26,000 1.0 - 2.2 152 0.11 0.7519
TAME 20,000 1.3 - 2.2 68.3 0.052 0.764

Sources:

Table A-1, page A-3, "MTBE Site Characterization: API Technical Bulletin (DRAFT Final)," American Petroleum Institute; ChemFinder
( Exit EPA Disclaimer http://www.chemfinder.com) *enter oxygenate name in search field*

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