glycol ether


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glycol ether

[′glī‚kȯl ′ē·thər]
(organic chemistry)
A colorless liquid used as a solvent, in detergents, and as a diluent; a typical example is ethylene glycol diethyl ether, C2H5OCH2CH2OC2H5.
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It is comprised of an organic acid constituent which consists solely of acetic acid; at least one nonionic surfactant derived from Guerbet alcohols; an organic solvent constituent which comprises at least one glycol ether solvent; a sequestering polymer constituent selected from the group consisting of polymethyl methacrylatepolyethylene glycol graft copolymers, and poly(aciylic acid/2-acrylamido-2-methyl propane sulfonic acid); 0-5% wt.
The catalyst system, in one embodiment, includes (a) an organolithium amine compound, (b) a group IIa metal salt of an amino glycol or a glycol ether, (c) an organoaluminum compound, and optionally (d) an amine compound.
Blokes using paint containing glycol ether solvents are twice as likely to have low sperm counts, researchers at Sheffield and Manchester universities have found.
Urine Metabolites of Glycol Ether and Glycol Ether Acetate (1-Methoxy-2-propanol, 1-Ethoxy-2-propanol, 1-Propoxy-2-propanol, 1-Butoxy-2-propanol, 1-Phenoxy-2-propanol)
The catalyst system, in one embodiment, includes an organolithium amine compound, and one or more of (a) a group Ila metal salt of an amino glycol or a glycol ether, (b) an organoaluminum compound, or (c) an amine compound.
2-Butoxyethanol is a glycol ether widely used as a solvent in paints, paint thinners, glass-cleaning and surface-cleaning products (especially in the printing and silk-screening industries), and personal-care and other personal products and as a chemical intermediate.
Arcosolv[R] PMP, propylene glycol methyl ether propionate, is a non-HAP glycol ether ester that has broad solvency and a slow evaporation rate.
But the material safety data sheets (MSDS) from the manufacturers showed many of the inks to contain up to 20 percent glycol ether solvents.
EPA listed hazardous materials such as glycol ether, and
The glycol ether is the fastest growing segment that is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR of more than 8 % from 2014 to 2019, followed by the butyl acetate segment with an estimated CAGR of around 5% for the forecast period.
The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI, announced plans to build a new phenolic glycol ether production unit in Freeport, TX.