Skip to main content

Ethyl cellosolve (ethylene glycol monoethyl ether)

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.

LEARN PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

Characteristics of ethyl cellosolve

Technical requirements: GOST 8313-88

Chemical name: 2-ethoxy ethanol

Empirical formula: C2Н5ОСН2СН2ОН

ParameterValue
PremiumFirst
Density at 20 °C, g/cm30.928–0.9300.928–0.933
Platinum cobalt scale color, Hazen, max.820
Water mass content, %, max.0.10.3
Ethyl cellosolve mass content, %, min.99.597.0
Saponification number, mg KOH/1g, max.0.50.5
Acids mass content in terms of acetic acid, %, max.0.0050.006
Refraction index1.407–1.4091.407–1.409
Water miscibilityTest passed

Supply form: Transparent flammable liquid without mechanical impurities.

Packaging: Ethyl cellosolve is shipped in non-galvanized railway tank-cars and tank-trucks and steel non-galvanized drums.

Transportation: Ethyl cellosolve is transported by railway, motor, water and air means of covered transport.

Storage: Ethyl cellosolve storage in tightly sealed steel non-galvanized reservoirs. Drummed ethyl cellosolve is stored in sheltered warehouses suitable for flammables storage.

Buy ether of other brands

Ethyl carbitol

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

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.

MTBE

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