Ethyl Glycol Acetate

Ethylglycolacetate is obtained from the reaction of the ethyl ether derived from ethylene glycol monoethyl ether (ETHYL GLYCOL) with acetic acid. It is a clear liquid that is partially soluble in water and completely miscible with most organic solvents. Ethylglycolacetate is used as active solvent for synthetic resins and is used in printing ink and surface coating formulations.


Molar Weight132.16 g/mol
Melting Point-26 °C
Boiling Point156 °C

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Solvents


  • Pharma
  • Cleaning
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Cosmetics

Synonyms: 1-acetoxy-2-ethoxyethane I 2-ethoxyethanol acetate I 2-hydroxyethyl acetate

Chemical Formula: C6H12O3

CAS Number: 111-15-9