537675

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Ethylene glycol monopropyl ether

ReagentPlus®, 99.4%

Synonym(s):
Propyl glycol, 2-Propoxyethanol
Linear Formula:
CH3CH2CH2OCH2CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
104.15
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1731983
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21
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Quality Level

vapor pressure

1.3 mmHg ( 20 °C)

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

99.4%

form

liquid

impurities

≤0.100% (water)

refractive index

n20/D 1.413 (lit.)

bp

150-153 °C (lit.)

mp

−75 °C (lit.)

density

0.913 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCOCCO

InChI

1S/C5H12O2/c1-2-4-7-5-3-6/h6H,2-5H2,1H3

InChI key

YEYKMVJDLWJFOA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Ethylene glycol monopropyl ether (EGPEA) is a straight chain glycol derivative. Toxicity study of EGPEA has been reported. Densities, ultrasonic speeds and various excess molar quantities of binary mixtures of water with ethylene glycol monopropyl ether have been investigated.

Packaging

1, 4 L in glass bottle

Legal Information

ReagentPlus is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

RIDADR

UN 1993C 3 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

118.4 °F

Flash Point(C)

48 °C

Speeds of sound and excess volumetric properties of mixtures of water with ethylene glycol monopropyl ether at 298.15 K.
Douheret G, et al.
Journal of Molecular Liquids, 80(1), 1-18 (1999)
W J Krasavage et al.
Fundamental and applied toxicology : official journal of the Society of Toxicology, 15(3), 517-527 (1990-10-01)
To determine the potential developmental toxicity of ethylene glycol monopropyl ether (EGPE), groups of pregnant New Zealand white rabbits were exposed to target concentrations of 0, 125, 250, or 500 ppm EGPE vapors for 6 hr a day on Days...
R Loch-Caruso et al.
Environmental health perspectives, 57, 119-123 (1984-08-01)
Intercellular communication most likely plays a significant coordinating role in morphogenesis. Blockage of a specific type of intercellular communication, that mediated by gap junctions, has been proposed as a mechanism of action of some teratogens. Several glycol ethers have recently...
W J Krasavage et al.
Teratology, 32(1), 93-102 (1985-08-01)
In order to determine the potential developmental toxicity of ethylene glycol monopropyl ether (EGPE), pregnant rats were exposed to vapor concentrations of 100, 200, 300, or 400 ppm of the compound for 6 hours per day on days 6-15 of...
G V Katz et al.
Environmental health perspectives, 57, 165-175 (1984-08-01)
The acute toxicity of ethylene glycol monopropyl ether (EGPE) and ethylene glycol monopropyl ether acetate (EGPEA) was determined in a series of standardized tests. The oral LD50 in rats was 3089 and 9456 mg/kg EGPE and EGPEA, respectively. Skin irritation...

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