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Methyl-tert-butyl ether (MTBE)

Is used as a high-octane number component of motor gasoline.

Characteristics of methyl-tert-butyl ether (MTBE)

Design specification: TU 2434-124-05766801-2005

Chemical name: 2-Methoxy-2-methylpropane

Empirical formula: C5H12O

Grade AGrade BGrade C
Premium gradeFirst grade
MTBE, % wt., min.
Alcohols (methanol and tert-butanol), % wt., max.
Hydrocarbons C4 and C8, % wt., max.
Water, % wt., max.

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

Packaging: Product is shipped in railway tank-cars and tank trucks, as well as metal drums.

Transportation: Methyl-tert-butyl ether (MTBE) is transported in railway tank-cars and tank trucks, as well as metal drums.

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


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