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phenyl cellosolve

Product name phenyl cellosolve
Synonyms phenyl glycol
ethylene glycol monophenyl ether
GOST no data
CAS 122-99-6

Phenyl cellosolve is a clear, colorless, viscous liquid. It is miscible in ethanol, ethylene glycol, propylene glycol, ether; slightly soluble in water (~2.5% at 20°C). 2-Phenoxy ethanol possess a broad spectrum anti-microbial activity against either gram-negative or gram-positive bacteria, yeasts and moulds.


Phenyl cellosolve is produced commercially by the reaction of ethylene oxide with phenol.


Phenyl cellosolve is applied:

  • in dope, silk-screen and printing ink;
  • in textile printing and dyeing industry as an environmental carrier solvent;
  • as an anticorrosion agent in detergent;
  • as a good permeate agent in external use skin medical and cosmetic oinments;
  • as an antiseptic for cosmetics and perfumes;

  • Manufacturer(s) JSC Khimprom
    Chemical structure of phenyl cellosolve

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