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Sulfuric ether

sulfuric ether –>
diethyl ether
CH3CH2OCH2CH3;a flammable, volatile organic solvent used in extraction procedures; formerly widely used as an inhalation anaesthetic; shortcomings include: irritating vapor, slow onset and prolonged recovery phase, explosion hazard.
Synonym: ethyl ether, ethyl oxide, sulfuric ether.


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