butyl ether

butyl ether

[¦byüd·əl ′ē·thər]
(organic chemistry)
C8H18O A colorless liquid, boiling at 142°C, and almost insoluble in water; used as an extracting agent, as a medium for Grignard and other reactions, and for purifying other solvents.
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USPRwire, Wed Apr 13 2016] GlobalData's new report, "Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) Industry Outlook in Taiwan to 2019 - Market Size, Company Share, Price Trends, Capacity Forecasts of All Active and Planned Plants", provides in-depth coverage of Taiwan's Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) industry and presents major market trends.
GlobalData's new report, "Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) Industry Outlook in Saudi Arabia to 2019 - Market Size, Company Share, Price Trends, Capacity Forecasts of All Active and Planned Plants", provides in-depth coverage of Saudi Arabia's Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) industry and presents major market trends.
The current profile covers the construction of a methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) plant as well as an acrylic acid and super absorbent polymer (SAP) plants.
1) Includes ethyl tertiary butyl ether (ETBE), tertiary amyl methyl
Congress had recently mandated replacement of the groundwater pollutant methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) with ethanol, another additive that decreases pollution when blended with gasoline.
Reuters recently reported that Lyondell Chemical Company CEO Dan Smith revealed during a teleconference last week that the methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) manufacturer has the capability of converting to the production of alternative fuel additives by as early as this summer.
MTBE - methyl tertiary butyl ether - was added to gasoline beginning in 1979 to cut air pollution.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has removed ethylene glycol butyl ether (EGBE) from the Clean Air Act (CAA) list of hazardous air pollutants (HAPs).
The Hindu Business Line said sugar mills officials have argued that the oil companies' proposed ethanol purchase price is too low considering the recent drought and increased use of ethanol as a fuel oxygenate to replace methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) and ethyl tertiary butyl ether (ETBE).
Congress has yet to act on the Clinton administration's request that it pass a bill slashing or eliminating use of methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) in gasoline.
In March, the EPA announced a ban on the fuel additive Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), a substance it had previously mandated.