Triethylene Glycol is a colorless odorless viscous liquid.
- CAS #: 78-92-2
- EINECS #: 201-158-5
- Synonyms: 1 – Methyl – 1 – Propanol; 1 – Methylpropyl Alcohol; 2 – Butanol; 2 – Hydroxybutane; Methyl Ethyl Carbinol; SBA; Sec Butanol; Secondary Butanol
- Formula: C4H10O
Triethylene Glycol is a colorless odorless viscous liquid. It is a HAP solvent and exempted from California Proposition 65. Also is a non-flammable with a flash point of 350 F and boiling point of 550 F.
- Not regualted by DOT
Triethylene Glycol is typically used in the oil and gas market to “dehydrate” natural gas. Also been known to be an affective disinfectant being able to sterilize bacteria, various fungi, and several strains of the influenza virus. Other applications include cosmetics, cleaning compounds, coatings/adhesives, and inks.