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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Hazards and Safety

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
Density 0.98
Molecular Weight mol. wt.=132.16
Boiling Point 156

Resources and Citations

  • Michael McCann, Artist Beware, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York City, 1979
  • Website: Molecular Probe - www.probes.com/probes/legal/html

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