methyl tertiary butyl ether


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methyl tertiary butyl ether

[¦meth·əl ¦tər·shē‚er·ē ¦byüd·əl ′ē·thər]
(organic chemistry)
CH3OC(CH3)3 A volatile, flammable, colorless liquid, with a boiling point of 55°C (131°F) and a terpene-like odor, originally used in gasoline as an octane enhancer and lead substitute, more recently used to reduce engine exhaust emissions. Abbreviated MTBE.
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MTBE (methyl tertiary butyl ether) plant produces an additive for unleaded gasoline - allowing cleaner, more complete burning, thereby reducing emissions.
Years after Congress mandated the use of the additive MTBE (methyl tertiary butyl ether), lawmakers have now given it the boot.
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For instance, underground gasoline tanks have been leaking methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) into groundwater in 49 states.
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government for $970 million because the state of California phased out methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), a gas additive the company manufactures that was seeping into groundwater there.