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2-Phenoxyethanol CAS 122-99-6

Chemical Name: 2-Phenoxyethanol

CAS No.: 122-99-6

Molecular Fomula: C8H10O2

Molecular weight: 138.17

Appearance: Colorless to light yellow clear liquid

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2-Phenoxyethanol Quick Details

Other Name: Ethylene Glycolphenyl ether

CAS No.: 122-99-6

Molecular Formula: C8H10O2

Chemical Structure:Ethylene Glycol phenyl ether Structure

Molecular weight: 138.17

Appearance: Colorless to light yellow clear liquid

Typical Properties

Item Unit Industrial grade Pharmaceutical grade
Appearance Light yellow liquid Colorless liquid
Assay % ≥90.0 ≥99.0%
Phenol ppm —- ≤25
PH 5.0-7.0 5.5-7.0
Color APHA ≤100 ≤30

Use of  2-Phenoxyethanol

EPH can serve as the solvent for acrylic resin, nitrocellulose, cellulose acetate, ethyl cellulose, epoxy resin, and phenoxy resin. It is generally used as the solvent, and improving agent for paints, printing ink, and ballpoint ink, as well as the infiltrating and bactericide in the detergents, and film-forming aids for water-based coatings. As a dyeing solvent, it can improve the solubility of the PVC plasticizer, the properties that enable the cleaning of printed circuit board and surface treatment of plastic, and become an ideal solvent for methyl hydroxybenzoate. It is an ideal preservative in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry. It is used as an anesthetic and fixative for perfume. It is an extractor in the petroleum industry. It can be used as a UV curing agent and carrier liquid of liquid chromatography.

Packaging and Shipping

200kg plastic drum/1000 kg IBC/Iso tank.

2-Phenoxyethanol Storage

Storage in original unopened packaging stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight.

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