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93171

Sigma-Aldrich

Diethylene glycol

BioUltra, ≥99.0% (GC)

Synonym(s):
2,2′-Oxydiethanol, 2-Hydroxyethyl ether, Bis(2-hydroxyethyl) ether, Diglycol
Linear Formula:
(HOCH2CH2)2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
106.12
Beilstein:
969209
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

vapor density

2.14 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)

description

non-ionic

product line

BioUltra

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

form

liquid
viscous liquid

autoignition temp.

442 °F

expl. lim.

2-12.3 %

impurities

insoluble matter, passes filter test
≤30 mg/kg peroxides (as H2O2)

refractive index

n20/D 1.447 (lit.)
n20/D 1.447

pH

5.5-7.0 (25 °C, 50 mg/mL in H2O)

bp

245 °C (lit.)

mp

−10 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 50 mg/mL at 20 °C, clear, colorless

density

1.118 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤10 mg/kg
As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Co: ≤5 mg/kg
Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
K: ≤200 mg/kg
Li: ≤5 mg/kg
Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
Na: ≤200 mg/kg
Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

SMILES string

OCCOCCO

λ

50 mg/mL in H2O

UV absorption

λ: 260 nm Amax: ≤0.060
λ: 280 nm Amax: ≤0.030

InChI

1S/C4H10O3/c5-1-3-7-4-2-6/h5-6H,1-4H2

InChI key

MTHSVFCYNBDYFN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Diethylene glycol (diglycol) is used in biomaterials engineering to functionalize peptide nanofibers to improve their aggregation and proteolytic degradation properties. Diethylene glycol may be used as a solvent, reducing agent and derivatizing agent in the preparation of various types of nanoparticles.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

280.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

138 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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