ethyl ether


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di·eth·yl e·ther

a flammable, volatile organic solvent formerly widely used in surgical procedures; was used as an inhalation anesthetic; shortcomings include irritating vapor, slow onset and prolonged recovery phases, explosion hazard.

ethyl ether

Toxicology An agent used as a CNS depressant; induces general anesthesia–ie, analgesia, amnesia, loss of consciousness, inhibition of sensory and automatic reflexes, skeletal muscle relaxation
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liquid and gas) of the other component (methanol, hexane, benzene, ethyl ether, and methyl acetate) in thermodynamic equilibrium, are also split into 100 points.
The most active compounds, halfordinol (12) and ethyl ether aegeline (13), were studied for their dose dependency using the concentrations 12.
The methanol was removed under reduced pressure and the residue was extracted with ethyl ether.
It then reacts with ethanol to form an intermediate compound, which splits off water and another proton to become furfuryl ethyl ether.
The monophenol 2,4-bis-(dimethylbenzyl)-6-t-butylphenol was prepared using a Friedel-Crafts alkylation reaction, in the same way as were the other phenols, except that 15 g of 2,4-bis-(dimethylbenzyl)phenol was used as the starting material for synthesis, and the phenol product was purified by normal-phase HPLC using a running solvent of hexane/1% ethyl ether.
For the removal of neutral, acidic, and basic compounds in the ethyl ether extract of serum, ion-exchange chromatography has been widely used (4-11).
Wood and bark extraction: Wood (2820 g) and bark (1070 g) samples were dried, ground separately and then extracted with ethanol to give 48 g and 22 g of the corresponding oily extracts, which were suspended in water and partitioned successively with hexane and ethyl ether.
Its broad solvency and slow evaporation rate make it a suitable replacement for ethylene glycol ethyl ether acetate (EEA), according to the company.
For the ethyl ether extraction, we added 5 g NaCl and 1 mL 6 N HCl to 100 g shellfish homogenate as prepared above; the substances were mixed and then boiled for 5 min.
The chemicals - seized in drug lab raids and illegally dumped for several years starting in the late 1970s - include such hazardous substances as sodium cyanide, ethyl ether, benzene and toluene.
cocoamidopropyl hydroxysultaine (30-40%), PEG-6000 distearate (5-10%), panthenol (1-5%), lauramide DEA (1-5%), panthenyl ethyl ether (0.