Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C8H18O5
Molecular Weight: 194.23
Appearance: colorless transparent liquid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 28.9mL/Kg; rabbit skin LD50: >20000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent solubilizing, dispersing, emulsifying, lubricating, wetting abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as solvent. eg: paints, nitrocellulose.
Use as plasticizer; or used in synthesis of plasticizers.
Humectant, solvent in personal care products.
Use as solubilizing agent.
Use as adhesive.
Use as lubricant.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.