Cellosolve acetate

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[Union Carbide] A registered trademark name for ethylene glycol monoethyl ether acetate.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Cellosolve® Acetate; ethylene glycol monoethyl ether acetate; 2-ethoxy ethanol acetate; 2-ethoxyethyl acetate

Chemical structure

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  • Flammable.
  • Skin contact causes irritation.
  • Toxic by inhalation, ingestion and skin absorption.
  • Sigma Aldrich: SDS

Physical and Chemical Properties

Slightly soluble in water.

Composition C6H12O3
CAS 111-15-9
Melting Point -61.7 C
Density 0.98 g/ml
Molecular Weight mol. wt.=132.16
Boiling Point 156 C

Resources and Citations

  • Dow Chemical: [hhttps://www.dow.com/en-us/product-technology/pt-solvents-glycols.html Solvents and Glycols]
  • Michael McCann, Artist Beware, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York City, 1979
  • Molecular Probe - www.probes.com/probes/legal/html