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Ethyl carbitol

Ethylcarbitol is a diethylene gycol 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/cm3, within0.986–0.9920.986–0.9950.985–1.000
Water, % wt., max.
Ethyl carbitol, % wt., min.999590
Ethyl cellsolve, % wt., max.
Ethylene glycol, % wt., max.

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

Packaging: Product 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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