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.
Design specification: GOST 10136-77
Chemical name: Diethylene glycol (DEG)
Empirical formula: C4H10O3
|Grade A||Grade B|
|Density at 20 °С, g/cm3||1.116–1.117|
|Color, Hazen, max.||10||20|
|Organic admixtures content, %, max.:|
including ethylene glycol (MEG), %, max.
|Diethylene glycol (DEG) mass content, %, min.||99.5||98.0|
|Water mass content, %, max.||0.05||0.2|
|Acids mass content in terms of acetic acid, %, max.||0.005||0.01|
|Saponification number, mg KOH/g of product, max.||0.1||0.3|
|Distillation, temperature range at 101.3 kPa:|
initial boiling point, °С, min.
final boiling point, °С, max.
Supply form: Colorless or yellowish clear, flammable liquid.
Packaging: Diethylene glycol (DEG) is shipped in rail-way tank-cars and tank-cars, as well as in aluminum and steel non-galvanized drums.
Transportation: Diethylene glycol (DEG) in drums is transported by all means of covered transport. Diethylene glycol (DEG) in bulk is transported in rail-way tank-cars and tank-cars.
Storage: Diethylene glycol (DEG) stored in sealed containers made of aluminum, non-corrosive or aluminized steel. Diethylene glycol (DEG) in drums should be stored in sheltered non-heated warehouses. Drums should be stacked vertically maximum three tiers high.