Triethylene glycol
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Triethylene glycol
Alias
2,2'-(Ethylenedioxy)diethanol
TEG
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Polyether
CAS No.
112-27-6
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C6H14O4
Molecular Weight: 150.17
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: liquid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: dog intravenous LD50: > 4500mg/Kg;
guinea pig intravenous LD50: 10600mg/Kg;
guinea pig oral LD50: 7900mg/Kg;
mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 8141mg/Kg;
mouse intravenous LD50: 6500mg/Kg;
mouse subcutaneous LD50: 8750mg/Kg;
mouse oral LDLo: 18500mg/Kg;
rabbit intravenous LD50: 1900mg/Kg;
rabbit oral LD50: 8400mg/Kg;
rabbit LD50: > 20mL/Kg;
rat intravenous LD50: 11700mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 17000mg/Kg;
rat intramuscular LDLo: 8400mg/Kg.
reproductive effect.
Human toxicity[1]: human oral LDLo: 5000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, antimicrobial, antibacterial, preservative, solubilizing, dispersing, lubricating 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: paints, resins, polymers, inks.
Cleansing agent in industrial cleaning.
Use as antimicrobial agent, preservative.
Use as solubilizing agent.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Solvent, lubricant in textile.
Solvent, viscosity depressant in personal care products.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 112-27-6

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