National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Tertiary amyl methyl ether (TAME) - M950063


CASRN: 994-05-8

Formula: C6-H14-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2-Methoxy-2-methylbutane (9CI)
  • Methyl tert-pentyl ether (8CI)
  • TAME (Ether)

Known Uses

Ether used as oxygenated fuel additives

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A03341)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A29433)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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