Agent Name

Tetraethylene glycol diethyl ether

CAS Number

4353-28-0

Formula

C12-H26-O5

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Diethoxytetraethylene glycol; Diethylether tetraethylenglykolu [Czech]; Ether, bis(2-(2-ethoxyethoxy)ethyl); Glycol, diethoxytetraethylene; 3,6,9,12,15-Pentaoxaheptadecane; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Glycol Ethers (Glymes)

Description

Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Forms explosive peroxides on prolonged storage; May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Monoglyme."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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