tert-butyl methyl ether; MTBE; 2-methoxy-2-methylpropane

CAS Number
1634-04-4
Name
tert-butyl methyl ether; MTBE; 2-methoxy-2-methylpropane
SIN Groups
Others
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
MTBE is an endocrine disruptor with androgen and thyroid activity, affecting several body functions including reproduction and immune function. The substance has been found in biomonitoring studies. It is categorized as an endocrine disruptor in the EU Commission Database.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2011 May
REACH status, appears on
Source: ESIS
CoRAP list
Registration information
Source: ESIS
Full registration
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
Flam. Liq. 2
Skin Irrit. 2

Chemical information

Synonyms
Methyl tertiary butyl ether; 2-methoxy-2-methylpropane
EC number
216-653-1
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
H225
H315
Registered production volume
Source: ECHA
1000000 - 10000000 tonnes per annum
(Bio)monitoring data
Methyl tertiary butyl ether has been found in rivers, lakes, sea water and drinking water.
Possible uses
Source: HSDB
Gasoline
Technical function of substances
Source: HSDB
oxygenate and octane improver, extraction solvent
Registered use(s) - Sector End Use (SU)
Source: ECHA
SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
SU 11: Manufacture of rubber products
SU 8: Manufacture of  bulk, large scale chemicals (including petroleum products)
SU 9: Manufacture of fine chemicals
Registered use(s) - Chemical Product category (PC)
Source: ECHA
PC 13: Fuels
PC 19: Intermediate
PC 21: Laboratory chemicals
PC 24: Lubricants, greases, release products
PC 28: Perfumes, fragrances
PC 29: Pharmaceuticals
PC 35: Washing and cleaning products (including solvent based products)
PC 38: Welding and soldering products (with flux coatings or flux cores.), flux products
PC 3: Air care products
PC 4: Anti-freeze and de-icing products
PC 9a: Coatings and paints, thinners, paint removes
Registered use(s) - Environmental Release Category (ERC)
Source: ECHA
ERC  7: Industrial use of substances in closed systems
ERC 1: Manufacture of substances
ERC 2: Formulation of preparations
ERC 4: Industrial use of processing aids in processes and products, not becoming part of articles
ERC 5: Industrial use resulting in inclusion into or onto a matrix
ERC 6a: Industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates)
ERC 6b: Industrial use of reactive processing aids
ERC 6c: Industrial use of monomers for manufacture of thermoplastics
ERC 6d: Industrial use of  process regulators for polymerisation processes in  production of resins, rubbers, polymers
ERC 8a: Wide dispersive indoor use of processing aids in open systems
ERC 8b: Wide dispersive indoor use of reactive substances in open systems
ERC 8d: Wide dispersive outdoor use of processing aids in open systems
ERC 8e: Wide dispersive outdoor use of reactive substances in open systems
ERC 9a: Wide dispersive indoor use of substances in closed systems
ERC 9b: Wide dispersive outdoor use of substances in closed systems
Registered use(s) - Process Category (PROC)
Source: ECHA
PROC 10: Roller application or brushing
PROC 11: Non industrial spraying
PROC 13: Treatment of articles by dipping and pouring
PROC 14: Production of preparations or articles by tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
PROC 16: Using material as fuel sources, limited exposure to unburned product to be expected
PROC 19: Hand-mixing with intimate contact and only PPE available.
PROC 1: Use in closed process, no likelihood of exposure
PROC 21: Low energy manipulation of substances bound in materials and/or articles
PROC 2: Use in closed, continuous  process with occasional controlled exposure
PROC 3: Use in closed batch process (synthesis or formulation)
PROC 4: Use in batch and other process (synthesis) where opportunity for exposure arises
PROC 5: Mixing or blending in batch processes for formulation of preparations and articles (multistage and/or significant contact)
PROC 6: Calendering operations
PROC 7: Industrial spraying
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at non-dedicated facilities
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at dedicated facilities
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or preparation into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)
1634-04-4

Producers

Company Group
Company Name
Borealis

Borealis AB, Stenungsund,44486, Stenungsund, Sweden

BP

BP Oil España S.A. Unipersonal, Avenida de Barajas 30 Parque Empresarial Omega - Edificio D, 28108 Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain

BP Oil International, Chertsey Road, TW16 7BP, Sunbury on Thames Middlesex, United Kingdom

BP Raffinaderij Rotterdam B.V., d'Arcyweg 76,3198, NA Europoort Rotterdam, Netherlands

Braskem

Braskem Netherlands B.V., 37 Beursplein PO Box 30128, 3001 DC, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Cargill

CARGILL PETROLEUM AND CHEMICALS, 9350 Excelsior Blvd, Hopkins, Hennepin, 55343, MN, , USA

Eni

Ecofuel SpA, Via Felice Maritano 26,20097, SAN DONATO MILANESE, Italy

ENI, Piazzale Enrico Mattei 1,144, Rome, Italy

Raffineria di Milazzo S.C.p.A., Contrada Mangiavacca,98057, Milazzo (ME), Italy

versalis S.p.A., P.zza Boldrini 1,20097, San Donato Milanese MILANO, Italy

ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS OPERATING

ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS OPERATING LLC, 10207 Fm 1942, Mont Belvieu, Chambers, 77580, TX, , USA

Evonik Industries

Evonik Degussa GmbH, Rellinghauser Straße 1 - 11,45128, Essen, Germany

Evonik Oxeno Antwerpen N.V., Tijsmanstunnel West,2040, Antwerpen, Belgium

Evonik Performance Materials GmbH, Rellinghauser Strasse 1-11,45128, Essen, Germany

ExxonMobil

EXXON MOBIL BR CHEMICAL PLANT, 4999 Scenic Hwy., Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, 70805, LA, , USA

ExxonMobil Chemical Ltd., Ermyn Way ExxonMobil House, KT22 8UX, Surrey Leatherhead, United Kingdom

ExxonMobil Cyprus Limited, 6, Ayiou Prokopiou Street Engomi,2406, Nicosia, Cyprus

EXXONMOBIL OIL BEAUMONT REFINERY, E End Of Burt St, Beaumont, Jefferson, 77701, TX, , USA

Gazprom

Gazprom Marketing and Trading France18, 68 Avenue des Champs Elysees,75008, Paris, France

GlencoreXstrata

Glencore Energy UK Ltd, 50 Berkeley Street, W1J 8HD, London, United Kingdom

Gunvor Group

Gunvor International B.V., Barbara Strozzilaan 201 1083 HN Amsterdam, , Netherlands

Hellenic Petroleum

Hellenic Petroleum S.A., 8A Chimarras St, GR 151 25, Maroussi Attica, Greece

Huntsman International

HUNTSMAN PETROCHEMICAL PORT NECHES FACILITY, Highway 366 & Hogaboom Road, Port Neches, Jefferson, 77651, TX, , USA

Klesch Group

Raffinerie Heide GmbH, Meldorfer Straße 43 ,25770, Hemmingstedt, Germany

KMG Interntational

SC Rompetrol Rafinare SA, Navodari Street no.215, Administrative Building,905700, Navodari Constanta, Romania

Kolmar Group

Kolmar UK Ltd, 8B Accommodation road NW11 8ED, London, United Kingdom

LIBYA OIL REUNION

LIBYA OIL REUNION SAS, 93 rue jules vernes,97420, LE PORT REUNION ISLAND, France

Lubrizol

Lubrizol France SAS, 25 Quai de France,76100, ROUEN, France

LUKOIL

ISAB S.r.l., ex S.s. 114 km 146,96010, Priolo Gargallo (SR) Sicily, Italy

LUKOIL Benelux B.V., Wilhelminakade 85, Building De Maastoren 36th Floor, 3072 AP, Rotterdam, Netherlands

LUKOIL Neftohim Burgas AD, Western Industrial Zone,8104, Bourgas, Bulgaria

LUKOIL_Neftohim (BN), Western Industrial Zone,8104, Bourgas, Bulgaria

PETROTEL-LUKOIL S.A., 235 Mihai Bravu 100410 Ploiesti, , Romania

LyondellBasell

EQUISTAR CHEMICALS, 8280 Sheldon Rd., Channelview, Harris, 775300777, TX, , USA

LYONDELL CHANNELVIEW FACILLITY, Lyondell Chemical Company, Channelview, Harris, 77530-2681, TX, , USA

LYONDELL CHEMICAL COMPANY, 1221 Mckinney St, 1 Houston Center, Suite 700, Houston, Harris, 77010-2011, TX, , USA

Lyondell Chemie France S.A.S., Zone Industrielle Portuaire,13270, Fos sur Mer, France

Lyondell Chemie Nederland B.V., Deltseplein 27E, 3013 AA, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Merck

EMD MILLIPORE CORPORATION, 2828 Highland Avenue, Norwood, Hamilton, 45212, OH, , USA

Merck KGaA, Frankfurter Strasse,64293, Darmstadt, Germany

MOL Group

MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas Public Limited Company, Oktober huszonharmadika 18,1117, Budapest, Hungary

MOL Petrochemicals Private Company Limited by Shares, TVK-Ipartelep, TVK Központi Irodaház (136. sz. épület, hrsz: 2119/3),3581, Tiszaujvaros, Hungary

Monument Chemical

Monument Chemical, Haven 1972 Ketenislaan 3,9130, Kallo, Belgium

Motor Oil (Hellas)

MOTOR OIL (HELLAS) CORINTH REFINERIES S.A., Irodou Attikou 12a,15124, Marousi Athens, Greece

Neste Oil

Neste Oyj, Keilaranta 21, FI-02150, Espoo, Finland

NKNK

Oy Nizhex Scandinavia Ltd, Wavulinintie 10,210, HELSINKI, Finland

Noble Group

NOBLE AMERICAS CORP., 4 Stamford Plz, Stamford, Fairfield, 06901, CT, , USA

Noble Clean Fuels Limited, 33 Cavendish Square, W1G 0PW, London, United Kingdom

OMV

OMV Refining & Marketing GmbH, Trabrennstraße 6-8, A-1020, Wien, Austria

Orlen

Public Company ORLEN Lietuva, JUODEIKIAI, LT-89467, MAZEIKIAI TELSIAI, Lithuania

Unipetrol RPA, Litvinov - Zaluzi 1,43670, Litvinov, Czech Republic

Petrobras

PETROBRAS EUROPE LIMITED., 4th Floor, 20 North Audley Street, W1K 6WL, London, United Kingdom

PETROBRAS GLOBAL TRADING BV - PGT BV, Weenapoint, toren A Weena 722, 4e. verdieping, 3014 DA, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Premcor Refining Group

VALERO MARKETING AND SUPPLY COMPANY, 1 Valero Way, San Antonio, Bexar, 78249, TX, , USA

Q8

Raffineria di Milazzo S.C.p.A., Contrada Mangiavacca,98057, Milazzo (ME), Italy

Repsol

Petroleos del Norte, S.A., Ed. Muñatones, Bº San Martín,5,48550, Muskiz Vizcaya, Spain

Repsol Petroleo, S.A., Calle Mendez Alvaro,44,28045, Madrid Madrid, Spain

REPSOL POLIMEROS S.A., Monte Feio, 7520-954, Sines, Portugal

Royal Dutch Shell

Shell Chemicals Europe B.V., Weena 70, 3012 CM, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH, Suhrenkamp 71-77,,22335, Hamburg, Germany

Shell Nederland Raffinaderij B.V., Vonderlingenweg 601, Att. G-J Dijkema WO 503200019 PO BOX 8610,, 3009 AP, Rotterdam, Netherlands

SHELL NORCO CHEMICAL PLANT EAST SITE, 15536 River Road, Norco, St. Charles, 70079-2537, LA, , USA

Shell Trading International Ltd, Shell Centre, SE1 7NA, London, United Kingdom

Shell Trading Rotterdam B. V., VONDELINGENWEG 601, 3196 KK, VONDELINGENPLAAT RT, Netherlands

S.C. Energy Bio Chemicals

S.C.ENERGY BIO CHEMICALS S.A. BUCURESTI-SUCURSALA CAROM ONESTI, 26 Viesparilor Str.,Ap6, 2nd District 1 Industriilor Str., C399 Administrative Wing, One,20643, Bucharest, Romania

SABIC

SABIC Petrochemicals B.V., Europaboulevard 1, 6135 LD, Sittard, Netherlands

Sanofi

sanofi chimie, 82 avenue Raspail 94250 Gentilly, , France

Service Provider

B-Lands Consulting (811322-5), World Trade Center, 5 Place Robert Schuman - BP1510,38024, Grenoble France, France

Intertek Semko Service AB, Box 1103 Torshamnsgatan 43, SE-16440, Kista Stockholm, Sweden

ITS Testing Services (UK) Ltd, The Wilton Centre, TS10 4RF, Redcar, United Kingdom

momaja s.r.o, Karolinská 650/1, 186 00, Prague 8, Czech Republic

Morgan Stanley & Co. international Plc, 25 Cabot square, E14 4QA, London, United Kingdom

REACHLaw Ltd., Vänrikinkuja 3 JK 21 , FI-02600, Espoo, Finland

Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Av Louise,489,1050, Brussels, Belgium

Sustainability Support Services (Europe) AB, Markaskälsvägen 6,22647, Lund, Sweden

Societe Anonyme de la Raffinerie des Antilles SARA

SOCIETE ANONYME DE LA RAFFINERIE DES ANTILLES - SARA, TOUR TOTAL 24 COURS MICHELET,92800, PUTEAUX MARTINIQUE, France

SRPP

SOCIETE REUNIONNAISE DE PRODUITS PETROLIERS, ZI n° 1 BP 2015,97824, LE PORT CEDEX LA REUNION, France

Statoil

Statoil ASA, Forusbeen 50, N-4035, Stavanger, Norway

Tedia Company

TEDIA COMPANY INC (1409030683), 1000 Tedia Way, Fairfield, Butler, 45014, OH, , USA

THE CHEMICAL COMPANY

THE CHEMICAL COMPANY, 44 Southwest Ave, Jamestown, Newport, 02835, RI, , USA

TOTAL

TOTAL DEUTSCHLAND GmbH, Jean-Monnet-Straße 2, 10 117, BERLIN, Germany

TOTAL EUROPEAN TRADING, 2 Place Jean Millier La Défense 6,92400, Courbevoie, France

Total Lindsey Oil Refinery ltd, Eastfield Road, DN40 3LW, North Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

TOTAL MARKETING FRANCE, 562 AVENUE DU PARC DE L'ILE,92000, NANTERRE, France

TOTAL Nederland N.V., Nieuwe Havenstraat 2,2265, Voorburg, Netherlands

Total Petrochemicals & Refining SA/NV, 52, rue de l'Industrie,1040, BRUXELLES, Belgium

TOTAL RAFFINADERIJ ANTWERPEN NV, SCHELDELAAN 16,,2030, Antwerpen, Belgium

Total Raffinage France, 2, place Jean Millier, La Défence,92400, Courbevoie, France

TOTAL REUNION, 3 RUE JACQUES PREVERT RIVIERE DES GALETS - BP 286,97420, LE PORT LA REUNION, France

TPC Group

TPC GROUP LLC, 8600 Park Place Boulevard, Houston, Harris, 77017-2513, TX, , USA

Transammonia

Trammo Limited, 48 Dover Street W1S 4FF London, , United Kingdom

Transcor Astra Group

Transcor Energy SA, Boulevard de France,7,1420, Braine-l’Alleud, Belgium

Unipetrol Group

Unipetrol RPA, Litvinov - Zaluzi 1,43670, Litvinov, Czech Republic

Vitol

Vitol Chemicals BV, K.P. van der Mandelelaan 130, 3062 MB, Rotterdam, Netherlands

World Fuel Services

WESTERN PETROLEUM COMPANY, 605 Highway 169 N, Plymouth, Hennepin, 55441, MN, , USA

Source: ECHA