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Glyme, ethylene glycol dimethyl ether, dimethyl cellosolve

CH3OCH2CH2OCH3

F.W. 90.12

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Probable teratogen. Dangerous fire risk; highly flammable liquid and vapor. Causes skin irritation. Forms explosive peroxides upon concentration or distillation. LD50 3200 mg/kg.

Product Details

Storage:
Organic #4 in a dedicated flammables cabinet. If one is not available, store in a Flinn Saf-Stor™ Can.
Disposal:
Shelf Life:
Poor; forms peroxides. Do not store for greater than one year.
Soluble:
Miscible with water, alcohol and ether; soluble in hydrocarbon solvents.
Color:
Clear
Odor:
Ethereal, sweet
CAS No.:
110-71-4
Technical Note:
Forms explosive peroxides upon concentration or distillation. Label container with open date and do not store for longer than one year.