Is prepared from the addition of ethylene oxide to monoethylene glycol (MEG) over an alkaline catalyst. Is used in the manufacture of cleaning products and detergents; as a solubilizer, viscosity regulator, antistatic agent, softener, gellatant, granulating tableting auxiliary substances.
Design specification: TU 20.14.20-204-05766801-2018
|Appearance||Flakes or waxy dense mass of white, yellow or grayish color|
|Appearance of 25% aqueous solution||Transparent liquid free from solids|
|Color at 25% aqueous solution, Hazen, max.||25|
|Hydroxyl number, mg KOH/g, within||25–33|
|pH value of the water-methanol solution of the basic substance, within||5.5–7.5|
|Kinematic viscosity at 100 °C, m2/s, within||78–160|
|Water, % wt., max.||0.5|
|Melting point, °C, within||52–60|
Supply form: Flakes or waxy dense mass of white, yellow or grayish color.
Packaging: Three-layer paper bags, propylene bags with PE liners, or big bags.
Transportation: Enclosed road, rail and sea transport.
Storage: In accordance with OST 6-05-460.