Methyl tert-butyl ether
Methyl tert-butyl ether (also known as MTBE and tert-butyl methyl ether) is an organic compound with a structural formula (CH3)3COCH3. MTBE is a volatile, flammable, and colorless liquid that is sparingly soluble in water. It has a minty smell vaguely reminiscent of diethyl ether, leading to unpleasant taste and odor in water. MTBE is a blending component of gasoline, used as an oxygenate to raise the octane number and to replace lead. Wikipedia
|Emergency Response Guide No. 127|
Data from the Hazardous Materials TableSource: 49 CFR §172 (2018/07)
(3) Hazard Class3
(5) Packing Group
Special provisions may be very complex. The extracts are taken from 49 CFR §172.102. Please be careful with the information, as necessary, additional conditions may be applied that are not written here. Please check the original source and report bugs.
(9) Quantity Limits
(10) Vessel stowage
Segregation Chart for Load, Transport, Storage
In this table a statement is contained for each hazard class whether the loading, transport or storage with other hazard classes is allowed, is not permitted or is restricted. The table is based on U.S.-Code 49 CFR §177.848.
|May not be loaded, transported, or stored together in the same transport vehicle or storage facility.|
|Load, transport, storage together is not restricted.|
|Load, transport, storage together is allowed under restrictions.|