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.
Technical requirements: GOST 8313-88
Chemical name: 2-ethoxy ethanol
Empirical formula: C2Н5ОСН2СН2ОН
|Density at 20 °C, g/cm3||0.928–0.930||0.928–0.933|
|Platinum cobalt scale color, Hazen, max.||8||20|
|Water mass content, %, max.||0.1||0.3|
|Ethyl cellosolve mass content, %, min.||99.5||97.0|
|Saponification number, mg KOH/1g, max.||0.5||0.5|
|Acids mass content in terms of acetic acid, %, max.||0.005||0.006|
|Water miscibility||Test 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.