CAS: 111-46-6 Formula: CH2OHCH2OCH2CH2OH
Product Class Glycols
Colorless, syrupy liquid; practically odorless; sweetish taste. Extremely hygroscopic. Noncorrosive. Lowers freezing point of water; miscible with water, ethanol, acetone, ether, ethylene glycol; immiscible with benzene, toluene, carbon tetrachloride. Combustible.
Production of polyurethane and unsaturated polyester resins, triethylene glycol; textile softener; petroleum solvent extraction; dehydration of natural gas, plasticizers, and surfactants; solvent for nitrocellulose and many dyes and oils; humectant for tobacco, casein, synthetic sponges, paper products; cork compositions, bookbinding adhesives, dyeing assistant, cosmetics, antifreeze solutions.