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- Created on: 18-02-15 17:13
- Despite being slightly polar ethers are sufficiently non-polar to resist attack from most nucleophiles and electrophiles
- They are also quite resistant to reduction and oxidation
- They are highly flammable and on contact with air can form hydroperoxides and peroxides which are extremely unstable and potentially explosive
- Used as solvents since they are relatively…