CAS Number
SIN Groups
Glycol ethers
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
Classified CMR according to Annex VI of Regulation 1272/2008
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2008 September
REACH status, appears on
Source: ECHA
Candidate list
Registration information
Source: ECHA
Full registration
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
Flam. Liq. 2
Repr. 1B
Acute Tox. 4 *

Chemical information

1,2-Dimethoxyethan; 1,2-dimetoxietano; 1,2-diméthoxyéthane; ethylene glycol dimethyl ether
EC number
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
Registered production volume
Source: ECHA
100 - 1000 tonnes per annum
Possible uses
Source: HSDB; Chemindustry RU; Made in China
electrolyte in lithium batteries, electronics, paint remover, cleaning agent, solvent for oligo- and polysaccharides, polysilicones
Technical function of substances
Source: HSDB; Chemindustry RU; Made in China
Viscosity decreasing agent, Solvent, solubilizer, paint remover, cleaning agent, stablizer, anti-oxidant, electrolyte in batteries
Registered use(s) - Sector End Use (SU)
Source: ECHA
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
SU 20: Health services
SU 24: Scientific research and development
SU 8: Manufacture of  bulk, large scale chemicals (including petroleum products)
SU 9: Manufacture of fine chemicals
Registered use(s) - Chemical Product category (PC)
Source: ECHA
PC 21: Laboratory chemicals
PC 29: Pharmaceuticals
Registered use(s) - Environmental Release Category (ERC)
Source: ECHA
ERC 1: Manufacture of substances
ERC 2: Formulation of preparations
ERC 4: Industrial use of processing aids in processes and products, not becoming part of articles
ERC 6a: Industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates)
ERC 8a: Wide dispersive indoor use of processing aids in open systems
Registered use(s) - Process Category (PROC)
Source: ECHA
PROC 15: Use as laboratory reagent
PROC 1: Use in closed process, no likelihood of exposure
PROC 2: Use in closed, continuous  process with occasional controlled exposure
PROC 3: Use in closed batch process (synthesis or formulation)
PROC 4: Use in batch and other process (synthesis) where opportunity for exposure arises
PROC 8a: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at non-dedicated facilities
PROC 8b: Transfer of substance or preparation (charging/discharging) from/to vessels/large containers at dedicated facilities
PROC 9: Transfer of substance or preparation into small containers (dedicated filling line, including weighing)


Company Group
Company Name

BASF CORP, 111 W Irene Rd, Zachary, East Baton Rouge Parish, 70791, LA, , USA

BASF SE as Only Representative (2254), Carl-Bosch-Strasse 38, 67056, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany

Bitolea Group

Bitolea S.p.A., Via S. Intini n. 2,27015, Landriano (PV), Italy

Charles River

Charles River Laboratories Den Bosch B.V. OR22, Hambakenwetering 7 5231DD 's-Hertogenbosch, , Netherlands


Clariant Produkte (Deutschland) GmbH, Am Unisys-Park 1,65843, Sulzbach am Taunus, Germany


THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY, 2020 Dow Center, Midland, Midland, 48674, MI, , USA


HARKE Chemicals GmbH, Xantener Str.1,45479, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany

Service Provider

GBK Gefahrgutbuero GmbH, Konrad Adenauer Str. 30,55218, Ingelheim, Germany


Sigma-Aldrich Logistik GmbH, Riedstrasse 2,89555, Steinheim, Germany


SPECIAL MATERIALS COMPANY, 70 West 40th Street, New York, New York, 10018, NY, , USA

Source: ECHA