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Substance Name: Vinyl methyl ether
RN: 107-25-5
UNII: G2OHX46576

Molecular Formula

  • C3-H6-O

Molecular Weight

  • 58.0794
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Vinyl methyl ether


  • 1-Methoxyethylene
  • Agrisynth MVE
  • CCRIS 8972
  • EC 203-475-4
  • EINECS 203-475-4
  • Ethene, methoxy-
  • Ether, ethenyl methyl
  • Ether, methyl vinyl
  • HSDB 1033
  • Methoxyethene
  • Methoxyethylene
  • Methyl vinyl ether
  • UNII-G2OHX46576
  • Vinyl methyl ether

Systematic Names

  • Ethene, methoxy-
  • Ether, methyl vinyl
  • Methyl vinyl ether

Superlist Names

  • Ethene, methoxy-
  • Ether, methyl vinyl
  • UN1087
  • Vinyl methyl ether
  • Vinyl methyl ether, inhibited
  • Vinyl methyl ether, inhibited [UN1087] [Flammable gas]

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 107-25-5


  • G2OHX46576

System Generated Number

  • 0000107255

Structure Descriptors








Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rabbit LD50 skin > 8gm/kg (8000mg/kg)   GAF Material Safety Data Sheet.
rat LC50 inhalation > 64000ppm (64000ppm)   GAF Material Safety Data Sheet.
rat LD50 oral 4900mg/kg (4900mg/kg)   "Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals," Deichmann, W.B., New York, Academic Press, Inc., 1969Vol. -, Pg. 395, 1969.
rat LD50 skin > 2mL/kg (2mL/kg)   Journal of the American College of Toxicology. Vol. 12(3), Pg. 243, 1993.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -1.22E+02 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 5.5 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.420 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 1.50E+04 mg/L 20 EXP
Vapor Pressure 1320 mm Hg 20 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 6.71E-03 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 3.35E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 26 EXP

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