Methoxyethanol
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Methoxyethanol
Alias
2-Methoxyethanol
Ethylene glycol monomethyl ether
EGME
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Ether
CAS No.
109-86-4; 32718-54-0
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C3H8O2
Molecular Weight: 76.09
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: liquid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: guinea pig oral LD50: 950mg/Kg;
mouse inhalation LC50: 1480ppm/7H;
mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 2147mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 2560mg/Kg;
rabbit oral LD50: 890mg/Kg;
rabbit skin LD50: 1280mg/Kg;
rat inhalation LC50: 1500ppm/7H;
rat intraperitoneal LD50: 2500mg/Kg;
rat intravenous LD50: 2068mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 2370mg/Kg.
Human toxicity[1]: human oral LDLo: 3380mg/Kg;
human inhalation TCLo: 25ppm.
reproductive effect.
may cause anemia.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, solubilizing, dispersing abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as solvent. eg: polymers, resins, inks.
Cleansing agent in industrial cleaning.
Solvent in personal care products.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 109-86-4

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