Butyl Glycol

Butyl glycol is a clear, colourless, oily liquid with a characteristic, mild ether-like, odour. It is one of the most common glycol ethers and is a butyl ether of ethylene glycol. It is miscible with water and with common organic solvents. Butyl glycol has many applications. I can be used as a solvent in the paint industry and also for the production of cleaning products, inks, lacquers and varnishes.

Product information

Substance name: 2-butoxyethanol
EC no: 203-905-0
Cas No: 111-76-2
Reach registration No: 01-2119475108-36
Formula: C6H14O2

Synonyms 2-BE / 2-butoxy-1-ethanol / 2-n-butoxyethanol / 2-normal-butoxyethanol / 3-oxa-1-heptanol / A13-0993 / beta-butoxyethanol / BGE / breaxit 8002 / BUCS / butoxyethanol / butoxyethanol, normal-/ butyl cellosolve / butylcellu-sol / butylescosolve / butylethyleneglycol, ortho- / butylglycol ether / butylglycol-cellosolve / butyljaysolve / butylmonoetherglycol / butyloxitol (=2-butoxyethanol) / Caswell No. 121 / CHIMEC NR / COREXIT 7610 / EGBE / EKTASOLVE EB / ethanol, 2-butoxy- / ethylene glycol monobutyl ether / ethylene glycol n-butyl ether / ethylene glycol normal-butyl ether / ethyleneglycolmonobutyl ether / ethyleneglycolmono-normal-butylether / ethyleneglycol-normal-butyl ether / GAFCOL EB / glycol ether EB / glycol ether EB acetate / glycolbutyl ether / glycolmonobutyl ether / jeffersol EB / minex BDH / monobutyl ether of ethyleneglycol / monobutylglycol ether / monoethyleneglycolmonobutyl ether / nbutoxyethanol / normal-butoxyethanol / O-butylethyleneglycol / ortho-butylethyleneglycol / POLYSOLVEB / Substances with a flash-point above 60 °C and not more than 100 °C / Substances with a flash-point above 60 °C and not more than 100 °C, which do not belong to another class.

Hazardous information

UN Number: NA
Un Proper Shipping name: NA
Class: NA
Packing group: NA

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