2-Ethoxyethanol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

2-Ethoxyethanol Properties


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2-Ethoxyethanol is a solvent used widely in commercial and industrial applications.It can be manufactured by the reaction of ethylene oxide with ethanol.It is used as a component or solvent for nitrocellulose, a wide variety of dyes, inks, cleaning agents, resins, paints, and varnishes. It is used for increasing the stability of emulsions, used as a destaining solution for lipoproteins on polyacrylamide gels stained with Sudan Black B.

Chemical Properties

AR Assay 99.5%
Appearance Colourless Liquid
Boiling Point 135 °C
CAS Number 110-80-5
ChEBI 46788
Density 0.93 g/mL
EINECS Number 203-804-1
HS Code 290944000
IUPAC Name 2-Ethoxyethanol
InChI 1S/C4H10O2/c1-2-6-4-3-5/h5H,2-4H2,1H3
LR Assay 98.0%
Lab Grade LR;AR
Main Hazards Toxic
Melting Point -100 °C
Molar Mass 90.12 g/mol
Molecular Formula C4H10O2
NFPA 704 H-2;F-2;R-0;C-NA
RTECS Number KK8050000
Refractive 1.407 n20/D
Related Compounds Ethylene Glycol
Solubility Miscible in Water, Ethanol, Diethyl Ether, Acetone, And Ethyl Acetate
Synonyms Glycol Ether EE;Ethylene Glycol Monoethyl Ether;Ethylene Glycol Ethyl Ether;Ethyl Glycol;Ethyl Cellosolve;Cellosolve(R);Cellosolve Solvent;2-EE
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