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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.

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Characteristics of ethyl carbitol

Design specification: TU 2422-125-05766801-2003

Chemical name: 2-(2-Ethoxyethoxy) ethanol

Empirical formula: C6H14O

ParameterValue
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Grade AGrade B
Density at 20°C, g/cm30.986–0.9920.986–0.9950.985–1.000
Water mass content, %, max.0.10.10.3
Ethyl carbitol mass content, %, min.999590
Ethyl cellsolve mass content, %, max.0.10.31.0
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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