Hexylene glycol

Hexylene glycol (also known as HGL, 2-methyl pentane-2,4-diol, pinakon and Diolane) is a clear, colourless liquid with a characteristic odour. Hexylene glycol has the chemical formula C6H14O2 and is fully miscible in water. Hexylene glycol is a compound that appears in a large number of products that are used commercially and industrially.

Product information

Substance name: 2-methyl-2,4-pentanediol
EC no: 203-489-0
Cas No :107-41-5
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Formula: C6H14O2
Synonyms: 2,4-dihydroxy-2-methylpentane / 2,4-pentanediol, 2-methyl- / 2-methylpentane-2,4-diol / 4-methyl-2,4-pentanediol / alpha,alpha,alpha’-trimethyltrimethylene glycol / diolane / hexylene glycol / isol / pinakon / Substances with a flash-point above 60 °C and not more than 100 °C / Substances with a flash-point above 60 °C and not more than 100 °C, which do not belong to another class

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