IUPAC Name: 2-methoxyethanol
Source: Used as a solvent. Formerly used as an additive in jet fuel.
Summary: 2-Methoxyethanol is an organic compound used as a solvent. It was formerly used as an additive in jet fuel. It exists as a colorless liquid at room temperature and has a density of 0.9647 g/mL at 20 C. It is soluble in water up to 1,000,000 mg/L at 25 C. It has an acid dissociation constant of pKa = 14.8. A Koc value of 1 indicates very high mobility within soil that may lead to leaching to groundwater. Volatilization and biodegradation are expected to be major fate processes in water and soil.
GHS Hazard Statement: H226, H302, H303, H312, H316, H320, H331, H332, H335, H336, H360, H360FD, H370, H372, GHS02, GHS06, GHS07, GHS08