Agent Name

Polyethylene glycol dimethyl ether

Alternative Name

Polyglyme

CAS Number

24991-55-7

Formula

(C2-H4-O)mult-C2-H6-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Polyglyme; [www.actio.net] Carpol CLE 1000; Dimethoxy polyethylene glycol; Genosorb 175; Genosorb 300; Glyme-23; Nissan Unisafe MM 1000; Nissan Unisafe MM 400; PEG-DME 2000; Polyoxyethylene dimethyl ether; Sanfine DM 1000; Sanfine DM 200; Sanfine DM 400; Selexol; U-Nox DM 1000; U-Nox DM 200; Varonic DM 55; alpha,omega-Methoxypoly(ethylene oxide); alpha-Methyl-omega-methoxypoly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl); Glycols, polyethylene, dimethyl ether; Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-methyl-omega-methoxy-; [ChemIDplus] CLE 400; PEGDME; [RTECS] SELEXOL SOLVENT; [Univar MSDS]

Category

Polyoxyethylenes

Description

Transparent yellow liquid with a mild odor; [Univar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in gas treatment; [Univar MSDS]

Comments

A mild skin irritant; Cause weight loss and changes in testicular weight in 2-week constant oral studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause eye irritation; Animal studies have shown testicular injury from repeated oral exposure and delayed offspring development following dermal application during gestation; [Univar MSDS] See "Monoglyme."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.6 mm Hg

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