Ethylene glycol

ethane-1,2-diol, 1,2-ethanediol, ethylene alcohol, 1,2-dihydroxyethane, ethylene dihydrate, glycol, glycol alcohol, Dowtherm SR 1, Lutrol-9, Macrogol 400 BPC, Norkool, Tescol, and Ucar 17, 1,2-ethandiol

How to detect Ethylene glycol

Formula: C2H6O2 | CAS: 107-21-1

Synonyms: ethane-1,2-diol, 1,2-ethanediol, ethylene alcohol, 1,2-dihydroxyethane, ethylene dihydrate, glycol, glycol alcohol, Dowtherm SR 1, Lutrol-9, Macrogol 400 BPC, Norkool, Tescol, and Ucar 17, 1,2-ethandiol

Ethylene glyol is used widely as an antifreeze for planes and motor cars. It is used in polyester manufacture and preparations of dyes and inks.

Specification

Specification Value/Information
Formula C2H6O2
CAS no. 107-21-1
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV 4.1
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV 9
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV 9
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar) 0.388
Molecular Weight, g/mole 62.0
Melting point, °C -13
Boiling point, °C 197
Specification Value/Information
Flash point, °C > 110
Upper Explosive Limit, % 100
Lower Explosive Limit, % 3.2
Density, g.cm⁻³ 1.113
Ionisation Energy, eV 10.16
EH40 TWA, ppm 20
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³ 52
EH40 STEL, ppm 40
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³ 104

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