DIETHYL ETHER USP/ACS/H BHT/104201

LyondellBasell

Description

Produced as a byproduct during synthetic ethanol production at Equistar's Tuscola, Ill. plant. Diethyl ether is produced in several grades, ranging from refined to anhydrous to the ACS grade, established by American Chemical Society (ACS).

Availability

North America

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SDS - Safety Data Sheet
PSB - Product Stewardship Bulletin

Product Data and Technical Information

Corporate Statement

LyondellBasell is the only manufacturer of diethyl ether in North America.

Benefits & Applications

Diethyl ether is used in laboratory reagents, gasoline and diesel engine starting fluids, liniments and analgesics (painkillers) and smokeless gun powder. It is also used in agricultural and pharmaceutical applications.

Prohibited Applications of Diethyl Ether (DEE - USP grade)

The use of LyondellBasell Diethyl Ether USP grade in the following applications is prohibited:

- Active pharmaceutical ingredient (API)

Chemical Category

Epoxides, Ethers