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Ethylene glycol

ReagentPlus®, ≥99%

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Synonym(s):
1,2-Ethanediol
Linear Formula:
HOCH2CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
62.07
Beilstein:
505945
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39020501
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

vapor density

2.1 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)

product line

ReagentPlus®

Assay

≥99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

752 °F

expl. lim.

15.3 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.431 (lit.)

bp

195-198 °C

mp

−13 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: miscible

density

1.113 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

OCCO

InChI

1S/C2H6O2/c3-1-2-4/h3-4H,1-2H2

InChI key

LYCAIKOWRPUZTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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vapor pressure

0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99%

assay

99.8%

assay

≥99.9% (GC)

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

-

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

752 °F

autoignition temp.

752 °F

autoignition temp.

752 °F

autoignition temp.

752 °F

expl. lim.

15.3 %

expl. lim.

15.3 %

expl. lim.

15.3 %

expl. lim.

15.3 %

General description

Ethylene glycol (EG) is a polyol having a wide range of industrial applications. Its preparation from cellulose has been reported. It can also be produced from fossil fuels (petroleum, natural gas and coal) and biomass-derived resources.

Application

Ethylene glycol can be used as a reagent in cyclocondensation reactions with aldehydes and ketones to form 1,3-dioxolanes.
It has been used:
  • As a carrier fluid during the fabrication of shear thickening fluid (composed of nanosized silica particles).
  • To compose previtrification and vitrification solutions for the cryopreservation of mouse embryos.

Other Notes

The article number 102466-4X2.5L will be discontinued. Please order the single bottle 102466-2.5L which is physically identical with the same exact specifications.

Legal Information

ReagentPlus is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - STOT RE 2 Oral

Target Organs

Kidney

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

239.0 °F - open cup

Flash Point(C)

115 °C - open cup


Regulatory Listings

Regulatory Listings are mainly provided for chemical products. Only limited information can be provided here for non-chemical products. No entry means none of the components are listed. It is the user’s obligation to ensure the safe and legal use of the product.

FSL

Flammable liquids
Type 3 petroleums
Hazardous rank III
Water soluble liquid

ISHL Indicated Name

Substances Subject to be Indicated Names

ISHL Notified Names

Substances Subject to be Notified Names

JAN Code

102466-1L:4.548173927121E12
102466-4L:4.548173927138E12
102466-18L-CS:4.548173372853E12
102466-500ML:4.548173927145E12


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