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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Methoxyethanol, 99%

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500mL
2500mL
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109-86-4
C3H8O2
76.095
MFCD00002867
XNWFRZJHXBZDAG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
methyl cellosolve,ethanol, 2-methoxy,ethylene glycol monomethyl ether,methyl oxitol,2-methoxy-1-ethanol,methoxyethanol,3-oxa-1-butanol,egme,monomethyl glycol,dowanol em
8019
CHEBI:46790
2-methoxyethanol
COCCO
109-86-4
C3H8O2
76.095
MFCD00002867
XNWFRZJHXBZDAG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
methyl cellosolve,ethanol, 2-methoxy,ethylene glycol monomethyl ether,methyl oxitol,2-methoxy-1-ethanol,methoxyethanol,3-oxa-1-butanol,egme,monomethyl glycol,dowanol em
8019
CHEBI:46790
2-methoxyethanol
COCCO
Applications
Solvent for ninhydrin color reagent2-Methoxy ethanol is used as a solvent for various purposes like varnishes, dyes, cleaning agents, epoxy coating, paints, anti-icing fuel additive in aviation and resins. It is involved in the preparation of Vaska’s complex viz. trans-chlorocarbonylbis(triphenylphosphine)iridium(I) and ruthenium hydridechlorocarbonyl tristriphenylphosphine. Further, it is also used in the synthesis of 2-aminothiazoles and Rho-associated kinase inhibitors.

Solubility
Miscible with water, alcohol, ether, acetone, hydrocarbons, ketones, glycols and dimethylformamide.

Notes
Incompatible with strong bases, strong oxidizing agents, acids, bases, copper alloys and copper.
Refractive Index 1.4025
Density 0.965
Quantity 2500mL
Odor Characteristic
Flash Point 46°C (115°F)
Boiling Point 124°C to 125°C
Melting Point -85°C
Linear Formula CH3OCH2CH2OH
UN Number UN1188
Beilstein 1731074
Merck Index 14,6038
Solubility Information Miscible with water,alcohol,ether,acetone,hydrocarbons,ketones,glycols and dimethylformamide.
Formula Weight 76.1
Percent Purity 99%
Chemical Name or Material 2-Methoxyethanol
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GHS H Statement
H360-H226-H302-H312-H332
May damage fertility or the unborn child.
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.

P201-P202-P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P281-P301+P312-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P307+P311-P312-P330-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

H226-H302+H312+H332-H360FD-H370-H373

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHYL ETHER

EINECSNumber : 203-713-7

RTECSNumber : KL5775000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures