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Chemical/Physical Properties:

Molecular Formula:
C10H22O4

[Lewis, R.J. Sr.; Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary 14th Edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York, NY 2001., p. 172]

Molecular Weight:
206.28
[Lide, D.R., G.W.A. Milne (eds.). Handbook of Data on Organic Compounds. Volume I. 3rd ed. CRC Press, Inc. Boca Raton ,FL. 1994., p. V3: 2674]

Color/Form:
Colorless liquid
[Lewis, R.J. Sr.; Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary 14th Edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York, NY 2001., p. 172]

Odor:
Mild smelling
[Gerhartz, W. (exec ed.). Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. 5th ed.Vol A1: Deerfield Beach, FL: VCH Publishers, 1985 to Present., p. VA24: 497 (1997)]

Boiling Point:
278 deg C
[Lide, D.R. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics 86TH Edition 2005-2006. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL 2005, p. 3-76]

Melting Point:
Freezing point: -35.2 deg C
[Boatman R J, Knaak JB; Patty's Toxicology. (2005) NY, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Ethers of Ethylene Glycol and Derivatives. On-line posting date: Apr 16, 2001.]

Density/Specific Gravity:
0.9890 g/cu cm at 20 deg C
[Lide, D.R. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics 86TH Edition 2005-2006. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL 2005, p. 3-168]

Heat of Vaporization:
176 BTU/lb at 190 deg C, 50 mm Hg
[Flick, E.W. (ed.). Industrial Solvents Handbook 4 th ed. Noyes Data Corporation., Park Ridge, NJ., 1991., p. 573]

Octanol/Water Partition Coefficient:
log Kow = 0.51

A value measured using a shake flask guideline method for the partition co-efficient (logKow) of 0.51 is available for this substance.

log Kow = 0.02 (est)
[US EPA; Estimation Program Interface (EPI) Suite. Ver.3.12. Nov 30, 2004. Available from, as of Dec 15, 2006

 
Solubilities:
Very soluble in ethanol, methanol
[Lide, D.R., G.W.A. Milne (eds.). Handbook of Data on Organic Compounds. Volume I. 3rd ed. CRC Press, Inc. Boca Raton ,FL. 1994., p. V3: 2674]
Miscible with water.
[Dow Chemical Company; The Glycol Ethers Handbook. Midland, MI: Dow Chemical Co. 97 pp (1990)]

Spectral Properties:
Index of refraction = 1.4389 at 20 deg C/D
[Lide, D.R., G.W.A. Milne (eds.). Handbook of Data on Organic Compounds. Volume I. 3rd ed. CRC Press, Inc. Boca Raton ,FL. 1994., p. V3: 2674]

1H NMR: 9739 (Sadtler Research Laboratories spectral collection)
[Lide, D.R., G.W.A. Milne (eds.). Handbook of Data on Organic Compounds. Volume I. 3rd ed. CRC Press, Inc. Boca Raton ,FL. 1994., p. V3: 2674]
MASS: 80692 (NIST/EPA/MSDC Mass Spectral database, 1990 version)
[Lide, D.R., G.W.A. Milne (eds.). Handbook of Data on Organic Compounds. Volume I. 3rd ed. CRC Press, Inc. Boca Raton ,FL. 1994., p. V3: 2674]

Surface Tension:
Surface tension =61.4 mN/m at 20°C and 1000 mg/L

In a guideline study, the substance was not found to be surface active. A solution of 1g/l in water produced a surface tension of 61.4mN/m at 20C.
Kyowa Industrial Chemicals, Firmenschrift, Glycol Ethers,|Triethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether, 2110


Vapor Pressure:
0.02Pa at 20C

An estimation method using Antoine constants predicts a vapour pressure of 0.02Pa at 20C

2.50X10-3 mm Hg at 25 deg C
[Boatman RJ, Knaak JB; Patty's Toxicology. (2005) NY, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Ethers of Ethylene Glycol and Derivatives. On-line posting date: Apr 16, 2001.]

Viscosity:
9.2 centistokes at 25 deg C
[Dow Chemical Company; The Glycol Ethers Handbook. Midland, MI: Dow Chemical Co. 97 pp (1990)]


Other Chemical/Physical Properties:
Percent in saturated air: 0.00032 at 25 deg C; 1 ppm = 8.44 mg/cu m at 25 deg C, 760 mm Hg; 1 mg/L = 118.5 ppm at 25 deg C, 760 mm Hg
[Boatman R J, Knaak JB; Patty's Toxicology. (2005) NY, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Ethers of Ethylene Glycol and Derivatives. On-line posting date: Apr 16, 2001.]

Wt/gal at 25 deg C = 8.30 lb
[Dow Chemical Company; The Glycol Ethers Handbook. Midland, MI: Dow Chemical Co. 97 pp (1990)]

Freezing point: -47.6 deg C. BP: decomposes.
[Lewis, R.J. Sr.; Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary 14th Edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York, NY 2001., p. 172]


Henry's Law constant= 9.50X10-14 atm-cu m/mol at 25 deg C (est
[SRC; The Physical Properties Database (PHYSPROP). Syracuse, NY: Syracuse Res Corp. Available from, as of Dec 15, 2006:

Henrys Law Constant(estimated)(25 deg C) measured by calculation from EPI SuiteTM v4.0 Program was 1.123E-004 Pa-m3/mole), which is almost zero.

This is Exposure Assessment Tools and Models made from EPA (Environmental Protection Agency).


Hydroxyl radical reaction rate constant= 5.15X10-11 cu cm/molec-sec at 25 deg C (est)
[US EPA; Estimation Program Interface (EPI) Suite. Ver.3.12. Nov 30, 2004. Available from, as of Dec 15, 2006: