Triethylene glycol monomethyl ether
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Triethylene glycol monomethyl ether
Alias
2-(2-(2-Methoxyethoxy)ethoxy)ethanol
3,6,9-Trioxa-1-decanol
Methoxytriethylene glycol
Ethanol, 2-(2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethoxy)-
Methyl triethylene glycol
Methoxytriglycol
Methyltrioxitol
Triethylene glycol methyl ether
Triglycol monomethyl ether
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Polyether
CAS No.
112-35-6
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C7H16O4
Molecular Weight: 164.20
Structural 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: 11.3mL/Kg; rabbit skin LD50: 7.1mL/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, 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/:112-35-6
Update: 20130928(1);

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