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Ethylene glycol

analytical standard

Synonym: 1,2-Ethanediol

  • CAS Number 107-21-1

  • Linear Formula HOCH2CH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 62.07

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 505945

  •  EC Number 203-473-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00002885

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329769431

  •  eCl@ss 39020501

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Properties

Related Categories Additional Standards, Alcohols, Aliphatic, Alpha Sort, Analytical Standards,
grade   analytical standard
vapor density   2.1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   LYCAIKOWRPUZTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.9% (GC)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   752 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   15.3 %
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.431(lit.)
  n20/D 1.431
bp   195-198 °C
mp   −13 °C(lit.)
density   1.113 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
format   neat

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3082 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
KW2975000
Flash Point(F) 
231.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
111 °C

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What is the molarity of ethylene glycol?
Ethylene glycol is 17.93M.  This is calculated using the density (1.113 g/ml) and the molecular weight (62.07 g/mol).  If the product is less than 100% pure, correct for the purity.
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Protocols & Articles

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