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2-HYDROXYETHYL ACETATE

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2-HYDROXYETHYL ACETATE Basic information

Product Name:
2-HYDROXYETHYL ACETATE
CAS:
542-59-6
MF:
C4H8O3
MW:
104.1
EINECS:
208-821-8
Mol File:
542-59-6.mol
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2-HYDROXYETHYL ACETATE Chemical Properties

Boiling point:
182°C
Density 
1,11 g/cm3
refractive index 
n20/D 1.42(lit.)
Flash point:
102°C
pka
14.16±0.10(Predicted)
Merck 
14,3801
CAS DataBase Reference
542-59-6(CAS DataBase Reference)
EPA Substance Registry System
Ethylene glycol monoacetate (542-59-6)
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Safety Information

Hazard Codes 
T
Risk Statements 
36/37/38-65-63-48/23/24/25-60-46-45
Safety Statements 
26-36/37/39-45-23-53
RTECS 
KW7175000
Toxicity
LD50 orally in rats: 8.25 g/kg, Smyth et al., J. Ind. Hyg. Toxicol. 23, 259 (1941)
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2-HYDROXYETHYL ACETATE Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

Colorless liquid; almost odorless.Soluble in water, alcohol, ether, benzene, and toluene. Combustible.

Uses

Solvent for nitrocellulose, cellulose acetate, camphor.

General Description

Almost odorless clear colorless liquid.

Air & Water Reactions

Water soluble.

Reactivity Profile

2-HYDROXYETHYL ACETATE can react with oxidizing materials.

Fire Hazard

2-HYDROXYETHYL ACETATE is combustible.

Purification Methods

Dry the ester over K2CO3 (not CaCl2), and distil it. [Davis & Ross J Chem Soc 3061 1950, rate of hydrolysis: Davis & Ross J Chem Soc 2706 1951, Beilstein 2 H 141, 2 I 66, 2 II 154, 2 III 303, 2 IV 214.]

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