Ethylene glycol monophenyl ether
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C8H10O2
Molecular Weight: 138.16
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 490mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 933mg/Kg;
rabbit skin LD50: 5mL/Kg;
rat intraperitoneal LD50: 554mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 1260mg/Kg;
rat skin LD50: 14422mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, antimicrobial, antibacterial, preservative, solubilizing, dispersing, lubricating abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
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*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as solvent. eg: polymers, resins, inks.
Use as preservative. usually, used in conjunction with quaternary ammonium salts.
Cleansing agent in industrial cleaning.
Preservative in personal care products.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.