2-Butoxyethanol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

2-Butoxyethanol Properties


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2-Butoxyethanol is an organic solvent. It is a butyl ether of ethylene glycol. It is a solvent in paints and surface coatings, as well as cleaning products and inks. Other products that contain 2-butoxyethanol include acrylic resin formulations, asphalt release agents, firefighting foam, leather protectors, oil spill dispersants, degreaser applications, photographic strip solutions, whiteboard cleaners, liquid soaps, cosmetics, dry cleaning solutions, lacquers, varnishes, herbicides, and latex paints.

Chemical Properties

AR Assay 99.5%
Appearance Clear, colourless liquid
Boiling Point 171 °C
CAS Number 111-76-2
ChEBI 142740
Class 6.1
Density 0.902 g/ml
EINECS Number 203-905-0
HS Code 290943000
IUPAC Name 2-Butoxyethanol
LR Assay 98.0%
Lab Grade LR;AR
Melting Point -70 °C
Molar Mass 118.17 g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H14O2
NFPA 704 H-2,F-2,R-0,C-NA
PG 3
RTECS Number KJ8575000
Refractive n20/D 1.419
Related Compounds Ethylene Glycol
Solubility Miscible
Synonyms Butyl Cellosolve;Butyl Glycol;Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether;Dowanol;Bane-Clene;Eastman EB Solvent;BH-33 Industrial Cleaner;2-Butoxietanol;2-Butoxy-1-ethanol;2-n-Butoxyethanol;n-Butoxyethanol;O-Butylethylene Glycol;β-Butoxyethanol
Viscosity 2.9 cPs
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