Driveron S (MTBE) is a volatile, essentially inert, highly flammable, colorless liquid organic compound with an unpleasant, minty taste and odor in water. Its chemical formula is C5H12O, and its CAS-No. is 1634-04-4.
MTBE is a derivative of fossil fuels and manufactured through the chemical reaction of methanol and isobutylene. The liquid compound applications include extensive use in industry as a solvent for active pharmaceutical ingredients, pesticides, and insecticides, and as a gasoline component to raise the oxygen content of gasoline and increase the octane number.
MTBE has a degreasing action on the skin and mucous membranes and is recognized as an irritant.
Driveron® S is available in drums and bulk quantities. For more information about shipping, packaging and lead times, contact us today.
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