Name of the material: 2, 2 and 2, hydroxy-ethanol, ethanol
Brand name (Persian): Triethylene glycol
Brand name: tri-ethylene glycol
Other names: dihydroxy ether, 2-2 ethylene dioxa ethanol
Related Materials: Ethylene Glycol, Diethylene Glycol
Triethylene glycol is an organic compound of the family of two-factor or di-alcohol alcohols and is used as a vinyl plasticizer. Triethylene glycol has high toxicity. It is also used in antimicrobials. Glycol is used as a natural gas in the air conditioning system.
Oil and gas industry, moisture absorption, textile, tile, cement
Physical and chemical properties:
Molecular formula: C6H14O4
Molar mass: 150.17 g mol-1
Density 1.1 g / mL
Solubility in water Miscible Melting Point -7 ° C
Boiling point at 285oC
In the tri-ethylene glycol industry along with di-tetra and man-ethylene glycol in the high-temperature ethylene oxidation reaction, in the presence of a silver oxide catalyst.
Ethylene is used as a protective group for the carbonyl group in organic synthesis. Preparation of ketones or aldehydes in the presence of acid catalyst.
Triethylene glycol has high toxicity. It burns toxic fumes during burning. Eating an ethylene glycol on the central nerves affects and causes confusion.