Bis(2-Hydroxyethyl) terephthalate

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Bis(2-Hydroxyethyl) terephthalate
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Names
IUPAC name
Bis(2-hydroxyethyl) terephthalate
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.012.270
Properties
C12H14O6
Molar mass 254.24 g·mol−1
Appearance White powder
Density 1.3 (±0.1) g/cm3
Melting point 106 °C
17.61 g/L
Hazards
Flash point 172.0 (±19.4) °C
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Bis(2-Hydroxyethyl) terephthalate is an organic compound; it is the ester of ethylene glycol and terephthalic acid. It is an intermediate in the production of poly(ethylene terephthalate).