Agent Name

Ethylene glycol, mono(2-ethylhexyl) ether

CAS Number

1559-35-9

Formula

C10-H22-O2

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

2-(2-Ethylhexyloxy)ethanol; 2-((2-Ethylhexyl)oxy)ethanol; Ethanol, 2-((2-ethylhexyl)oxy)-; Ethanol, 2-((ethylhexyl)oxy)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Glycol Ethers (E Series)

Description

Clear colorless liquid with a mild odor of ether; [MSDSonline]

Comments

A mild skin irritant; [RTECS] See "GLYCOL ETHERS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.02 mm Hg

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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