Agent Name

Diethylene glycol monophenyl ether

CAS Number

104-68-7

Formula

C10-H14-O3

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

2-(2-Phenoxyethoxy)ethanol; Diethylene glycol monophenyl ether; Diethylene glycolphenyl ether; Fenylkarbitol [Czech]; Phenoxydiglycol; Phenyl carbitol; [ChemIDplus] Monophenyldiglykol; [MSDSonline]

Category

Glycol Ethers (E Series)

Description

Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Harmful if swallowed; [MSDSonline] See "Glycol Ethers."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 167 degrees C; Boiling range = 293-300 degrees C;

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

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