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CPME

(Cyclopentyl Methyl Ether)


Other Names:

Methoxycyclopentane

CMPE





General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 5614-37-9

Molecular Weight: 100.16 g/mol

Appearance: Colorless liquid

Melting Point: -140 C

Boiling Point: 106 C at 760 mmHg

Density: 0.86 g/mL at 25 C


Cyclopentyl methyl ether (CPME) is a useful alternative solvent to THF, 2-MeTHF, dioxane, and other ether solvents due to desirable properties such as a high boiling point, low formation of peroxides, and relative stability under acidic and basic conditions.




References:


1) Wikipedia: Cyclopentyl methyl ether (link)

2) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Cyclopentyl methyl ether (link)

3) www.alfa.com: H27349 Cyclopentyl methyl ether (link)