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Ethyl carbitol (diethylene glycol monoethyl ether)

Produced by ethyl alcohol and ethyl cellsolve ethoxylation. It is used for production of ethers, braking and special hydraulic fluids.


Characteristics of ethyl carbitol

Design specification: TU 2422-125-05766801-2003

Chemical name: 2-(2-Ethoxyethoxy) ethanol

Empirical formula: C6H14O

Grade AGrade B
Density at 20°C, g/cm30.986–0.9920.986–0.9950.985–1.000
Water mass content, %, max.
Ethyl carbitol mass content, %, min.999590
Ethyl cellsolve mass content, %, max.
Ethylene glycol mass content, %, max.0.849

Supply form: Slightly viscous, combustible transparent liquid without odor.

Packaging: Ethyl carbitol is shipped in railway tank-cars and tank-trucks.

Transportation: Ethyl carbitol is transported by railway tank-cars and tank trucks. Infill is 95%.

Storage: Ethyl carbitol storage in tightly sealed, away from open fire, in well ventilated warehouse.

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Ethyl cellosolve

It is used as a solvent in paints, an additive for jet fuel, a component for leather finishing agents, a separating agent for azeotropic rectification of styrene and hydrocarbons, an intermediate for certain solvents production.

Butyl cellosolve

Produced by n-butanol oxyethylation. Is used for butyl carbitol; as a solvent for resins, lacquers and paints; for metal separation, as a hydraulic liquid and for organic synthesis.


It is used as a high-octane component of motor gasoline.