Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE)

CAS Number: 1634-04-4

Design specification: TU 38.103704-90

Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) is used as a high-octane component of motor gasoline.

ParameterValue
Grade AGrade BGrade C
MTBE mass content, %, min.98.096.094.0
Alcohols (methanol and tert-butanol) mass content, %, max.1.52.54.0
C4 and C8 hydrocarbons mass content, %, max.1.51.53.0
Water mass content, %, max.0.100.100.10

Supply form: Transparent colorless liquid with pronounced aroma and no mechanical impurities.

Packaging: Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) is shipped in railway tank-cars and tank trucks, as well as metal drums.

Transportation: Bulk and drummed methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) is transported by railway and motor transport.

Storage: Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) stored of drummed product in sheltered warehouses or reservoirs.