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Diethylene glycol

Is a product of ethylene oxide hydration. It is used as an extraction agent for aromatic hydrocarbons, for drying of natural gas and in other industries.

Characteristics of diethylene glycol

Design specification: GOST 10136-2019

Chemical name: Diethylene glycol

Empirical formula: C4H10O3

ParameterValue
Grade AGrade B
Density at 20 °С, g/cm3, within1.116–1.117
Color, Hazen, max.1020
Organic admixtures, % wt., max.:0.41.8
- including ethylene glycol, % wt., max.0.151.0
Diethylene glycol, % wt., min.99.598.0
Water, % wt., max.0.050.2
Acids in terms of acetic acid, % wt., max.0.0050.01
Saponification number, mg KOH/g, max.0.10.3
Distillation, temperature range at 101.3 kPa:  
- initial boiling point, °С, min.244241
- final boiling point, °С, max.249250

Supply form: Colorless or yellowish clear, flammable liquid.

Packaging: Product is shipped in rail-way tank-cars and tank-cars, as well as in aluminum and steel non-galvanized drums.

Transportation:Diethylene glycol in drums is transported by all means of covered transport. Product in bulk is transported in rail-way tank-cars and tank-cars.

Storage: Diethylene glycol stored in sealed containers made of aluminum, non-corrosive or aluminized steel. Product in drums should be stored in sheltered non-heated warehouses. Drums should be stacked vertically maximum three tiers high.

Manufacturer: Nizhnekamskneftekhim

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