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T59455

Sigma-Aldrich

Triethylene glycol

ReagentPlus®, 99%

Synonym(s):
Triglycol
Linear Formula:
HO(CH2CH2O)2CH2CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.17
Beilstein:
969357
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

vapor density

5.2 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

99%

form

viscous liquid

autoignition temp.

699 °F

expl. lim.

9.2 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.455 (lit.)

pH

6.5-7.5 (20 °C, 100 g/L)

bp

125-127 °C/0.1 mmHg (lit.)

mp

−7 °C (lit.)

density

1.124 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

OCCOCCOCCO

InChI

1S/C6H14O4/c7-1-3-9-5-6-10-4-2-8/h7-8H,1-6H2

InChI key

ZIBGPFATKBEMQZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Triethylene glycol can be used:
  • To prepare fatty acid gelators, which are used to gelate various edible and vegetable oils.[1]
  • As a solvent to prepare superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for in situ protein purification.[2]
  • As an absorbent agent in the subsea natural gas dehydration process.[3]

Packaging

25 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle
3 kg in glass bottle
20 kg in steel drum

Legal Information

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

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

330.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

166 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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