Ethylene Glycol Monoethyl Ether
Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 18, 2020.
What is it?
Diethylene glycol monoethyl ether (C8H16O4) an ethylene-series glycol ether. Diethylene glycol monoethyl ether is a colorless liquid with a mild odor. It is dissolvable in water and most organic solvents. Glycol ethers are primarily used as solvents in various formulations, such as: cleaning fluids, paints and wood stains, coatings and inks.
Top Medications with this excipient
- Piroxicam 20 mg
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- Tetracycline Hydrochloride 250 mg
- Tetracycline Hydrochloride 500 mg
- Trimethobenzamide Hydrochloride 300 mg
- Vitamin D 50,000 USP units (ergocalciferol 1.25 mg)
 Dow Chemicals. Product Safety Assessment Diethylene Glycol Monoethyl Ether. Sept. 2007. Accessed April 1, 2014. http://msdssearch.dow.com/PublishedLiteratureDOWCOM/dh_008a/0901b8038008aee5.pdf?filepath=productsafety/pdfs/noreg/233-00344.pdf&fromPage=GetDoc
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