2-n-Butoxyethanol, 99%, Alfa Aesar™
Used in industry for degreasing and detergent applications.2-n-Butoxyethanol is used in the industry for degreasing and detergent applications. It acts as a surfactant in domestic and industrial products. It is an active component of fracturing fluids, drilling stabilizers and oil slick dispersants. It is also used as a solvent for paints, surface coatings, cleaning products and inks. Further, it is employed as a food additive, antimicrobial agent, defoamer, stabilizer and adhesive. In addition to this, it is used as a whiteboard cleaner, liquid soap, cosmetic, dry cleaning solution, lacquer, varnishe and latex paint.
Miscible with water, ethyl alcohol, ethyl ether, acetone, n-heptane benzene, mineral oil, aromatic paraffin and halogenated hydrocarbons. Slightly miscible with carbon tetrachloride.
Excellent Hydrophilic-lipophilic balance (HLB).Air and light sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, metals, aluminum and alkalies.
|Flash Point||64°C (147°F)|
|Boiling Point||171°C to 173°C|
|Assay Percent Range||0.98|
|Solubility Information||Miscible with water,ethyl alcohol,ethyl ether,acetone,n-heptane benzene,mineral oil,aromatic paraffin and halogenated hydrocarbons. Slightly miscible with carbon tetrachloride.|
|Chemical Name or Material||2-n-Butoxyethanol|
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GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC, LIQUIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
EINECSNumber : 203-905-0
RTECSNumber : KJ8575000
TSCA : Yes
Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures