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Butyl Carbitol Properties

Butyl Carbitol

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Butyl carbitol is a slow-evaporating, hydrophilic glycol ether. It is primarily used as a solvent in coatings, inks, cleaners and specialty fluids. It is also used as a chemical intermediate to produce diethylene glycol monobutyl ether acetate and some herbicides, insecticides and plasticizers. It is also used in hydraulic brake fluid applications.

Chemical Properties

Boiling Point 231 °C
CAS Number 112-34-5
Class NA
Density 0.967 g/ml
EINECS Number 203-961-6
HS Code 29094300
IUPAC Name 2-(2-Butoxyethoxy)ethanol
InChI 1S/C8H18O3/c1-2-3-5-10-7-8-11-6-4-9/h9H,2-8H2,1H3
Melting Point -68 °C
Molar Mass 162.23 g/mol
Molecular Formula C8H18O3
NFPA 704 H-1,F-2,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number KJ9100000
Refractive n20/D 1.432
Synonyms 2-(2-Butoxyethoxy)ethanol;2-(2-n-Butoxyethoxy)ethanol;3,6-Dioxa-1-decanol;BDG;Ethanol,2-(2-butoxyethoxy)-;Butyl Carbitol;Butyl Oxitol Glycol Ether;Butyl Diglycol;Butyl Digol;Butyldioxitol;Diethylene Glycol Butylether;Diethylene Glycol Mono-n-Butyl Ether;Diethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether;Diethylene Glycol n-Butyl Ether;Diglycol Monobutyl Ether;Ethanol, 2,2'-Oxybis-, Monobutyl Ether;Glycol Ether DB;n-Butyl Carbitol