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112-60-7 - Tetraethylene glycol, 99% - Tetraglycol - B23880 - Alfa Aesar

B23880 Tetraethylene glycol, 99%

CAS Number
112-60-7
Synonyms
Tetraglycol

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500ml 21.80
2500ml 79.20
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Tetraethylene glycol, 99%

MDL
MFCD00002879
EINECS
203-989-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
O(CH2CH2OCH2CH2OH)2
Formula Weight
194.23
Melting point
-4°
Boiling Point
313-314°
Flash Point
193°(379°F)
Density
1.125
Refractive Index
1.4590
Solubility
Miscible with water, ethanol, acetone, acetic acid, glycerin, pyridine, aldehydes, carbon tetrachloride and diethyl ether. Immiscible with oil, benzene, toluene, fat and aliphatic hydrocarbons.

Applications

Tetraethylene glycol is used as a solvent to dissolve water-insoluble compounds. It is employed as a nitrocellulose solvent, a plasticizer, a natural gas desiccant, a hydraulic fluid and in lacquers and coatings. Furthermore, it is used in the synthesis of tetraethylene glycol methacrylate monomer. It acts as a chemical intermediate and acts as a solvent for the manufacturing of inks and dyes. In addition, it serves as a coupling agent in the production of textile lubricants and formulations.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Literature References

Lee, S.; Alexoff, D. L.; Shea, C.; Kim, D.; Schueller, M.; Fowler, J. S.; Qu, W. Tetraethylene glycol promoted two-step, one-pot rapid synthesis of indole-3-[1-11C]acetic acid. Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, 56 (3), 517-520.

Kim, J. H.; Lee, J. H. Synthesis of spherical bismuth nanoparticles by two-step heating of tetraethylene glycol containing solid bismuth(III) carbonates. Mater. Chem. Phys. 2015, 153, 316-322.

Other References

Beilstein
1634320
Harmonized Tariff Code
2909.49
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
XC2100000

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