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2-Phenoxyethanol

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Ethylene glycol monophenyl ether, PHE, PHE-G, PHE-S, PhG, Phenylglycol
Linear Formula:
C6H5OCH2CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
138.16
Beilstein:
1364011
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.539

bp

244-246 °C

mp

11-13 °C

density

1.107 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

application(s)

environmental

format

neat

SMILES string

OCCOc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C8H10O2/c9-6-7-10-8-4-2-1-3-5-8/h1-5,9H,6-7H2

InChI key

QCDWFXQBSFUVSP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

2-Phenoxyethanol is a compound, which belongs to the class of volatile organicshaving a faint rose like aromatic odor. It may find applications as a solvent in ball-point inks, resins and in organic synthesis. It may also be used in cosmetics as an antimicrobial agent and preservative.
2-Phenoxyethanol is commonly used as an anesthetic in fisheries and aquaculture applications.

Application

2-Phenoxyethanol may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in pharmaceutical formulations and anesthetized fish using chromatography techniques. It may also be used as a test material to evaluate its efficacy as an anesthetic in juvenile European sea bass and gilthead sea bream through a series of experiments simulating aquaculture activities.
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Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

258.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

126 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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