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Sigma-Aldrich

2-Ethoxyethanol

spectrophotometric grade, ≥99%

Synonym(s):
Ethylene glycol monoethyl ether, Ethyl glycol
Linear Formula:
C2H5OCH2CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
90.12
Beilstein:
1098271
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

spectrophotometric grade

Quality Level

vapor density

3.1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

3.8 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

460 °F

expl. lim.

14 %

technique(s)

UV/Vis spectroscopy: suitable

impurities

<0.080% water

evapn. residue

<0.001%

refractive index

n20/D 1.407 (lit.)

bp

135 °C (lit.)
135 °C

mp

−90 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: miscible

density

0.93 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

λ

H2O reference

UV absorption

λ: 215 nm Amax: 1.00
λ: 225 nm Amax: 0.50
λ: 250 nm Amax: 0.20
λ: 305 nm Amax: 0.01

SMILES string

CCOCCO

InChI

1S/C4H10O2/c1-2-6-4-3-5/h5H,2-4H2,1H3

InChI key

ZNQVEEAIQZEUHB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Flam. Liq. 3 - Repr. 1B

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

104.0 °F

Flash Point(C)

40 °C

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Synthesis of polymerizable 1, 8-naphthalimide dyes containing hindered amine fragment.
Bojinov Vl and Konstantinova T.
Dyes and Pigments, 54(3), 239-245 (2003)
Density, Viscosity, Refractive Index, and Speed of Sound in Binary Mixtures of 2-Ethoxyethanol with n-Alkanes (C6 to C12), 2, 2, 4-Trimethylpentane, and Cyclohexane in the Temperature Interval 298.15-313.15 K.
Aminabhavi TM and Gopalakrishna B.
Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 40(3), 632-641 (1995)
Measurements and correlation of high-pressure VLE of binary CO2-alcohol systems (methanol, ethanol, 2-methoxyethanol and 2-ethoxyethanol).
Joung SN, et al.
Fluid Phase Equilibria, 185(1), 219-230 (2001)
Matthew J Traynor et al.
Toxicology and applied pharmacology, 218(2), 128-134 (2006-12-19)
Glycol ethers are solvents widely used alone and as mixtures in industrial and household products. Some glycol ethers have been shown to have a range of toxic effects in humans following absorption and metabolism to their aldehyde and acid metabolites.
David J Lockley et al.
Toxicology and applied pharmacology, 180(2), 74-82 (2002-04-24)
Percutaneous absorption and cutaneous metabolism of 2-ethoxyethanol were assessed in vivo and with an in vitro flow-through diffusion system. Topical application of undiluted (14)C-ethoxyethanol to occluded rat skin in vivo resulted in 25% of the dose being absorbed after 24

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