DI ETHYLENE GLYCOL DOMESTIC PRODUCT
CAS number: 111-46-6
Molecular formula: C4H10O3
Molar mass: 106,12 g / mol
Appearance: Colorless liquid
Density: 1.118 g / mL
Melting point: -10,45 ° C
Boiling point: 244-245 ° C
Solubility in water: miscible
Other names: Ethylene diglycol, Dihydroxy diethyl ether, DEA
Open formula (HOCH2CH2) of the chemical formula C4H10O3 is a straight-chain dihydric alcohol aliphatic compound terminated with a hydroxyl group at two ends in the form of 2O. is a liquid.
Production and Reactions
The first phase is made by reacting ethylene with pure oxygen in the presence of a silver containing catalyst and then by converting ethylene oxide to ethylene oxide.
It is used in the production of polyurethanes, polyester resins in this sector.
It is also used as a solvent in printing in textile sector and as an auxiliary agent in the content of textile dyes.
It is used as a selective solvent for aromatics in petroleum refining.
It is common in the tobacco industry to be used as a moisture scavenger.