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Diethylene glycol

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    • Molecular formula: C4H10O3
    • Molar mass: 106.120
    • CAS Registry Number: 111-46-6
    • Appearance: Diethylene glycol, 99%; Diethylene glycol, 99%
    • Melting point: -10.4 to -10
    • Boiling point: 245 to 246
    • Solubility: Water, 1e+006 mg/L (25 deg C)
    • Safety sheet: Not available
    • Spectra: ChemSpider (IR), NMRShiftDB 13C NMR, Massbank MS (1234), also check on SDBSAdd Spectra (Help).

    From Wikipedia

    Diethylene glycol (DEG) is an organic compound with the formula (HOCH2CH2)2O. It is a colorless, practically odorless, poisonous, and hygroscopic liquid with a sweetish taste. It is miscible in wateralcoholetheracetone, and ethylene glycol. It can be a contaminant in consumer products; this has resulted in numerous epidemics of poisoning since the early 20th century.

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    Other names

    2,2'-Oxydiethanol (IUPAC Name); diethyleneglycol; 2,2'-Oxybis-ethanol