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(C2H5)2O [1 record]

Record 1 2010-12-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
  • Anesthesia and Recovery
Universal entry(ies)
C4H10O
formula, see observation
(C2H5)2O
formula, see observation
60-29-7
CAS number
DEF

The colourless, light, volatile liquid ... resulting from the action of sulphuric acid upon alcohol, whence it was also known as sulphuric, phosphoric, etc. ether.

OBS

ethyl ether; incorrect (incomplete) form.

OBS

In popular and commercial use the incorrect name "sulphuric ether" is still common, and the term "ether" without prefixed word is ordinarily understood to refer to this substance, which in technical nomenclature is now distinguished as common, ethylic, or vinic ether, or ethyl oxide. It is an anæsthetic, and capable of producing extreme cold by its evaporation. The modern systematic name is diethyl ether, usually given as ethyl ether (incomplete); ethoxyethane is occasionally used.

OBS

Chemical formula: C4H10O or (C2H5)2O

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
  • Anesthésie et réanimation
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
C4H10O
formula, see observation
(C2H5)2O
formula, see observation
60-29-7
CAS number
DEF

Produit chimique se présentant sous la forme d'un liquide incolore, très mobile, d'odeur forte caractéristique, extrêmement volatil, peu soluble dans l'eau mais soluble dans l'alcool, de densité 0,736, inflammable, que l'on prépare par déshydratation de l'alcool éthylique en présence d'acide sulfurique, et que l'on utilise comme solvant et, en médecine, comme antiseptique, antispasmodique contrepoison et comme anesthésique.

OBS

éther; éther ordinaire; éther sulfurique; éther diéthylique : Ces noms ne sont pas systématiques; ils ne sont pas employés dans des documents traitant de chimie.

OBS

éther éthylique : forme incorrecte.

OBS

Formule chimique : C4H10O ou (C2H5)2O

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Elementos y compuestos químicos
  • Anestesia y reanimación
Entrada(s) universal(es)
C4H10O
formula, see observation
(C2H5)2O
formula, see observation
60-29-7
CAS number
OBS

Líquido incoloro, volátil, higroscópico, de olor aromático y sabor ardiente y dulce. Soluble en alcohol, cloroformo, benceno, disolvente de nafta y petróleos, poco soluble en agua. Inflamable. Forma peróxidos explosivos.

OBS

Fórmula química: C4H10O o (C2H5)2O

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