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Triethylene glycol

BioUltra, anhydrous, ≥99.0% (GC)

Synonym: Triglycol

  • CAS Number 112-27-6

  • Linear Formula HO(CH2CH2O)2CH2CH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 150.17

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 969357

  •  EC Number 203-953-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00002880

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57653652

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Properties

vapor density   5.2 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   ZIBGPFATKBEMQZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
autoignition temp.   699 °F
expl. lim.   9.2 %
impurities   insoluble matter, passes filter test
  ≤0.01% peroxides (as H2O2)
refractive index   n20/D 1.455(lit.)
  n20/D 1.456
pH   5.5-7.0 (25 °C, 50 mg/mL in H2O)
bp   125-127 °C/0.1 mmHg(lit.)
mp   −7 °C(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble50 mg/mL at 20 °C, clear, colorless
density   1.124 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg
cation traces   Al: ≤5 mg/kg
  As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
  K: ≤200 mg/kg
  Li: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
  Na: ≤200 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg
λ   50 mg/mL in H2O
UV absorption   λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.06
  λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.03

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Application

Triethylene glycol is used as a mild disinfectant versus many bacteria. Triethylene glycol may be used in nanotechnology as a functionalization reagent.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
YE4550000
Flash Point(F) 
330.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
166 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Glycols in Water on SPB®-1000 after SPE using ENVI-Carb™ Plus

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Glycols in Water on SPB®-1000 after SPE using ENVI-Carb™ Plus
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Sample preparations, Solid phase extractions

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