Synonyms Of 1,4 Dioxane

Diethylene Dioxide; Diethylene Ether; 1,4-Dioxacyclohexane;Diethylene Oxide;Dioxyethylene Ether;Glycol Ethylene Ether

CSA Number: 123-91-1
Molecular Formula: C4H8O2
Molecular Weight: 88.11

Physical & Chemical Properties

Appearance Clear Colourless liquid
Refractive index 1.4221
Specific Heat@20c 0.42 cal/g
Explosive mixture with air
Upper Limit 22.5%(vol)
Lower Limit 1.97%(vol)
Auto ignition temperature 180°C
Boiling Point 101°C
Freezing Point 11°C
Viscosity@25c 1.2cps
Surface tension at 25°C 36 dynes/cm
Vapour Density(Air=1) 3.03

Applications Of 1,4 Dioxane

  • Paints & Dyestuff Industries
  • Chemical Industries
  • Pharmaceuticals & Pesticides Industries
  • Electronic Industries
  • Nuclear Industry for measurement of soft β, emitted from C-14 & HTO
  • Synthesis for semi-permeable membranes etc

Advantages Of 1,4 Dioxane

  • Excellent Stability
  • A versatile replacement solvent
  • Excellent stability in acidic or alkaline medium
  • Excellent water removal property from organic moecules
  • Packing

    200/210 kg in MS drums of 900 mm height and 18 kg weight with a nitrogen padding over the surface. BHT is added as a stabilizer to prevent peroxide formation. We also suppply material in ISO tanks. Special packing of 1ltr glass bottles is available upon request.


    Assay by GLC 99.90%
    Distillation Range 100°C-150°C
    Peroxide Content 50PPM 74c-76c
    Moisture Content
    (By karl Fischer)
    Acidity 100PM
    Density@20°C 1.052-1.060

    Shipping Regulation

    H.S Code: 29329900
    IMCO CLASS: 3.2
    UN No: UN 1165
    Packing Group: Class II



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