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E29125

Sigma-Aldrich

2-Ethyl-1,3-hexanediol

97%, Mixture of isomers

Synonym(s):
Ethylhexylene glycol
Linear Formula:
CH3CH2CH2CH(OH)CH(C2H5)CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
146.23
Beilstein:
1735324
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

vapor density

5 (vs air)

Quality Level

assay

97%

refractive index

n20/D 1.451 (lit.)

bp

241-249 °C (lit.)

mp

−40 °C (lit.)

density

0.933 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCC(O)C(CC)CO

InChI

1S/C8H18O2/c1-3-5-8(10)7(4-2)6-9/h7-10H,3-6H2,1-2H3

InChI key

RWLALWYNXFYRGW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

2-Ethyl-1,3-hexanediol (EHD) can be used as:
  • A boron extractant.
  • A reactive solvent in the synthesis of magnetic iron-oxide nanoparticles by non-hydrolytic sol-gel method.
  • A starting material in the selective synthesis of 2-ethyl-1-hydroxy-3-hexanone by oxidation using H2O2.

Packaging

500 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

276.8 °F

Flash Point(C)

136 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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