Dipropylene glycol monomethyl ether
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Dipropylene glycol monomethyl ether
Alias
Dipropylene glycol methyl ether
(2-Methoxymethylethoxy)propanol
2-Propanol, 1-(2-methoxypropoxy)-
1-(2-Methoxypropoxy)-2-propanol
Polyoxypropylene (2) methyl ether
Polypropylene glycol (2) methyl ether
PPG-2 Methyl Ether
DPM
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Polyether
CAS No.
34590-94-8
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C7H16O3
Molecular Weight: 148.20
Structural Formula
Schematic formula:
Properties
Appearance: colorless transparent liquid.
Odor: faint characteristic odor.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: rat oral LD50: 5.4mL/Kg;
dog oral LD50: 7500mg/Kg;
rabbit skin LD50: 10mL/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, emulsifying, solubilizing, dispersing, lubricating abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
98
 
pH (25℃, 1%)
5.0-7.0
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Widely use as solvent. eg: perfume, dye, paints, resins, personal care products.
Cleansing agent, paint remover in industrial cleaning.
Cleansing agent in household cleaning.
Use as brake fluid component.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:34590-94-8
Update: 20130929(1);

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