Ethylene Glycol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Ethylene Glycol Properties

Ethylene Glycol

Ethylene Glycol molecular structure-Molecule 3D Struture
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Ethylene Glycol-Molecule Struture
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Description

 

Ethylene glycol is an organic compound widely used as an automotive antifreeze and a precursor to polymers. It is toxic, and ingestion can result in death. It is used as plasticizers in adhesives, lacquers and enamels. It also used as coolant and heat transfer agent.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Clear colorless liquid
Boiling Point 197.3 °C
CAS Number 107-21-1
Density 1.1132 g/cm3
EINECS Number 203-473-3
IUPAC Name Ethane-1,2-Diol
InChI 1S/C2H6O2/c3-1-2-4/h3-4H,1-2H2
InChIKey LYCAIKOWRPUZTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Melting Point -12.9 °C
Molar Mass 62.068 g/mol
Molecular Formula C2H6O2
NFPA 704 H-1,F-1,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number KW2975000
Solubility Miscible
Synonyms 1,2-Ethanediol;Glycol;Hypodicarbonous Acid;Monoethylene Glycol;MEG