List of water-miscible solvents

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The following compounds are liquid at room temperature and are completely miscible with water; they are often used as solvents. Many of these compounds are hygroscopic.

Organic Compounds[edit]

Chemical formula Synonyms CAS number
CH3CHO acetaldehyde 75-07-0
CH3CO2H acetic acid 64-19-7
(CH3)2CO acetone 67-64-1
CH3CN acetonitrile 75-05-8
C4H10O2 1,2-Butanediol 584-03-2
C4H10O2 1,3-Butanediol 107-88-0
HOCH2CH2CH2CH2OH 1,4-Butanediol 110-63-4
C6H14O2 2-Butoxyethanol 111-76-2
CH3CH2CH2COOH butyric acid 107-92-6
HN(CH2CH2OH)2 diethanolamine 111-42-2
HN(CH2CH2NH2)2 diethylenetriamine 111-40-0
(CH3)2NC(O)H dimethylformamide 68-12-2
C4H10O2 dimethoxyethane 110-71-4
(CH3)2SO dimethyl sulfoxide 67-68-5
C4H8O2 1,4-Dioxane 123-91-1
C2H6O ethanol 64-17-5
CH3CH2NH2 ethylamine 75-04-7
C2H6O2 ethylene glycol 107-21-1
HCOOH formic acid 64-18-6
C5H6O2 furfuryl alcohol 98-00-0
C3H8O3 glycerol 56-81-5
CH3OH methanol 67-56-1
CH3N(C2H4OH)2 methyl diethanolamine 105-59-9
CH3NC methyl isocyanide 593-75-9
CH3CH2CH2OH 1-Propanol 71-23-8
CH2(CH2OH)2 1,3-Propanediol 504-63-2
HOCH2CH2CH2CH2CH2OH 1,5-Pentanediol 111-29-5
(CH3)2CHOH 2-Propanol 67-63-0
CH3)CH2)COOH propanoic acid 79-09-4
HOCH2CHOHCH3 propylene glycol 57-55-6
C5H5N pyridine 110-86-1
(CH2)4O tetrahydrofuran 109-99-9
C6H14O4 triethylene glycol 112-27-6

Inorganic compounds[edit]

Chemical formula Synonyms CAS number
C2H8N2 1,2-Dimethylhydrazine 540-73-8
C2H8N2 unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine 57-14-7
N2H4 hydrazine 302-01-2
HF hydrofluoric acid 7664-39-3
H2O2 hydrogen peroxide 7722-84-1
HNO3 nitric acid 7697-37-2
H2SO4 sulfuric acid 7664-93-9

See also[edit]

Category:Alcohol solvents

External links[edit]

  • Solvent miscibility table [1]
  • Diethylenetriamine [2]
  • Hydrazine [3]