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03747

Sigma-Aldrich

Ethylene glycol

BioUltra, ≥99.5% (GC)

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.26

Quality Level

vapor density

2.1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)

product line

BioUltra

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

752 °F

expl. lim.

15.3 %

technique(s)

affinity chromatography: suitable

impurities

insoluble matter, passes filter test
≤0.002% free acid (as CH3COOH)
≤0.1% water

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.)

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤10 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤10 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤0.5 mg/kg
As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ba: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Bi: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ca: ≤0.5 mg/kg
Cd: ≤0.05 mg/kg
Co: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Cr: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Cu: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Fe: ≤0.1 mg/kg
K: ≤0.5 mg/kg
Li: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Mg: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Mn: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Mo: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Na: ≤1 mg/kg
Ni: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Pb: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Sr: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Zn: ≤0.1 mg/kg

SMILES string

OCCO

λ

neat

UV absorption

λ: 260 nm Amax: ≤0.03
λ: 280 nm Amax: ≤0.01

InChI

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

InChI key

LYCAIKOWRPUZTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Other Notes

For desorption in immuno-affinity chromatography; Additive for the stabilization of urinary enzymes

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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  5. 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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J P Li et al.
Journal of biochemical and biophysical methods, 22(4), 311-320 (1991-05-01)
An affinity chromatography column packed with nonporous agarose beads derivatized with human growth hormone via carbonyldiimidazol was used for the purification of antibodies against human growth hormone from antiserum. Desorption with 1 M sodium chloride in 60% ethylene glycol at
K Jung et al.
Clinical biochemistry, 21(1), 53-57 (1988-01-01)
We examined the stability of N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase (EC 3.2.1.30), alanine aminopeptidase (EC 3.4.11.2), alkaline phosphatase (EC 3.1.3.1), gamma-glutamyltransferase (EC 2.3.2.2), and lysozyme (EC 3.2.1.17) in urine prepared by gel filtration and supplemented with albumin, or ethylene glycol, or ethylene glycol plus
P L Lim
Molecular immunology, 24(1), 11-15 (1987-01-01)
Comparative studies on the efficacies of various buffers in eluting absorbent-bound antibodies revealed the denaturative effect of 3 M KSCN on all three IgM antibodies but not on an IgG protein, and the generally weak eluting power of glycine-HCl buffer
Peter Mygind Leth et al.
Forensic science international, 155(2-3), 179-184 (2005-10-18)
Ethylene glycol (EG) can be found in many agents, such as antifreeze. Ingestion of EG may cause serious poisoning. Adults are typically exposed when EG is ingested as a cheap substitute for ethanol or in suicide-attempts. Children may be exposed
Yi Wang et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135(5), 1941-1951 (2013-01-16)
This article describes a robust method for the facile synthesis of small Ag nanocubes with edge lengths controlled in the range of 18-32 nm. The success of this new method relies on the substitution of ethylene glycol (EG)--the solvent most

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