Bis(2-methoxyethyl) ether

CAS Number
Bis(2-methoxyethyl) ether
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
Authorisation list (annex XIV)
Registration information
Source: ECHA
Full registration
Hazard class and category code(s)
Source: ECHA
Flam. Liq. 3
Repr. 1B

Chemical information

Bis(2-metoxietil) éter; Oxyde de bis(2-méthoxyéthyle)
EC number
Hazard statement code(s)
Source: ECHA
Registered production volume
Source: ECHA
100 - 1000 tonnes per annum
Possible uses
Source: Inchem
Textile, electronics, cosmetics, waterbased dyes, varnish
Technical function of substances
Source: Inchem
Registered use(s) - Sector End Use (SU)
Source: ECHA
SU 10: Formulation [mixing] of preparations and/or re-packaging (excluding alloys)
SU 12: Manufacture of plastics products, including compounding and conversion
SU 16: Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products, electrical equipment
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
PC 32: Polymer preparations and compounds
Registered use(s) - Article category (AC)
Source: ECHA
AC 13: Plastic articles
AC 1: Vehicles
Registered use(s) - Environmental Release Category (ERC)
Source: ECHA
ERC 10a: Wide dispersive outdoor use of long-life articles and materials with low release
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 6d: Industrial use of  process regulators for polymerisation processes in  production of resins, rubbers, polymers
ERC 8c: Wide dispersive indoor use resulting in inclusion into or onto a matrix
ERC 9a: Wide dispersive indoor use of substances in closed systems
Registered use(s) - Process Category (PROC)
Source: ECHA
PROC 14: Production of preparations or articles by tabletting, compression, extrusion, pelletisation
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

3M COMPANY, 3m Center, St Paul, Ramsey, 55144-1000, MN, US, , USA

3M COMPANY, 3m Center, St Paul, US, , USA


BASF CORP, 100 Bridgeport Rd., West Memphis, Crittendon, 723016413, AR, US, , USA

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

BASF CORP, 111 W Irene Rd, Zachary, US, , USA

BASF CORP, 120 Pine Street, Elyria, Lorain, 44035-5228, OH, US, , USA

BASF CORP, 1379 Ciba Rd, Mc Intosh, US, , USA

BASF CORP, 1379 Ciba Rd, Mc Intosh, Washington, 365530113, AL, US, , USA

BASF CORP, 1729 East Avenue, Erie, Erie, 16503-2367, PA, US, , USA

BASF CORP, 2301 Wilroy Rd, Suffolk, Suffolk City, 234390820, VA, US, , USA

BASF CORP, 5000 Estecreek Dr, Cincinnati, US, , USA

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


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

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


Novartis International Pharmaceutical ltd., Branch Ireland, Ringaskiddy IE Ringaskiddy Cork Ireland , , Ireland

Sojitz Group

Sojitz Europe PLC, Schirmerstrasse 76 40211 Dusseldorf Germany , , Germany

Sojitz Europe PLC , Schirmerstrasse 76 40211 Dusseldorf Germany, , Germany


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

Source: ECHA