triethylene glycol
ethanol, 2,2'-[1,2-ethanediylbis(oxy)]bis-


Name: 2-[2-(2-hydroxyethoxy)ethoxy]ethanol
CAS Number: 112-27-6Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg: 203-953-2
FDA UNII: 3P5SU53360
Nikkaji Web: J5.122E
Beilstein Number: 0969357
MDL: MFCD00002880
XlogP3: -1.60 (est)
Molecular Weight: 150.17438000
Formula: C6 H14 O4
BioActivity Summary: listing
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Category: solvents
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DG SANTE Food Contact Materials: triethyleneglycol
Physical Properties:
Appearance: colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 99.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 285.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure: 0.001320 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 330.00 °F. TCC ( 165.60 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): -1.871 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 1000000 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng: cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: masking agents
viscosity controlling agents
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2,2-(Ethylenedioxy)diethanol 95%
Covalent Chemical
Triethylene Glycol
EMD Millipore
For experimental / research use only.
Triethylene Glycol
Kingyoung Bio Technical
Triethylene Glycol
Penta International
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Triethylene Glycol
For experimental / research use only.
Triethylene Glycol ReagentPlus®, 99%
Silver Fern Chemical
Triethylene Glycol
Odor: characteristic
Use: Triethylene glycol is used as a solvent and plasticizer in vinyl, resins, and polyesters. It is also used as a dehydrator of natural gas, humectant in printing inks, and as an extraction solvent.
For experimental / research use only.
Triethylene Glycol >99.0%(GC)
Safety Information:
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Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 17000 mg/kg
Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Vol. 28, Pg. 40, 1946.

oral-rabbit LD50 8400 mg/kg
Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Vol. 28, Pg. 40, 1946.

intravenous-rabbit LD50 1900 mg/kg
Arzneimittel-Forschung. Drug Research. Vol. 18, Pg. 1536, 1968.

intravenous-dog LD50 > 4500 mg/kg
Arzneimittel-Forschung. Drug Research. Vol. 18, Pg. 1536, 1968.

intravenous-guinea pig LD50 10600 mg/kg
Arzneimittel-Forschung. Drug Research. Vol. 18, Pg. 1536, 1968.

oral-guinea pig LD50 7900 mg/kg
Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Vol. 28, Pg. 40, 1946.

oral-human LDLo 5000 mg/kg
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 17, Pg. 913, 1979.

oral-mammal (species unspecified) LD50 8150 mg/kg
Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 39(4), Pg. 86, 1974.

intraperitoneal-mouse LD50 8141 mg/kg
Federation Proceedings, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. Vol. 6, Pg. 342, 1947.

intravenous-mouse LD50 6500 mg/kg
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 65, Pg. 89, 1939.

oral-mouse LDLo 18500 mg/kg
Pesticide Chemicals Official Compendium, Association of the American Pesticide Control Officials, Inc., 1966. Vol. -, Pg. 1186, 1966.

intravenous-rat LD50 11700 mg/kg
Arzneimittel-Forschung. Drug Research. Vol. 18, Pg. 1536, 1968.

intramuscular-rat LDLo 8400 mg/kg
Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. Vol. 29, Pg. 5, 1940.

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-rabbit LD50 > 20 ml/kg
"Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals," Deichmann, W.B., New York, Academic Press, Inc., 1969Vol. -, Pg. 731, 1969.

subcutaneous-mouse LD50 8750 mg/kg
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 65, Pg. 89, 1939.

Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
Category: solvents
Recommendation for triethylene glycol usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for triethylene glycol flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA): 112-27-6
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary : 8172
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Data
WGK Germany: 1
Chemidplus: 0000112276
EPA/NOAA CAMEO: hazardous materials
RTECS: 112-27-6
NIST Chemistry WebBook: Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List: 112-27-6
Pubchem (cid): 8172
Pubchem (sid): 134975703
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 not found in nature
 ethanol, 2,2'-[1,2-ethanediylbis(oxy)]bis-
2,2'-(ethylene dioxy)diethanol
 ethylene glycol dihydroxydiethyl ether


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