2-Ethylhexane-1,3-diol is used in organic synthesis and can be used to produce polyester resin, polyester plasticizers, polyurethane resin. It is also effective vermifuge to mosquitoes.
Soluble in water (42g/L at 20°C). Soluble in alcohol and ether.
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. It is hygroscopic in nature.
|241° to 249°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
GHS P Statement
Wear eye/face protection.
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Get immediate medical advice/attention.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
TSCA : TSCA