Agent Name

Tripropylene glycol n-butyl ether

Alternative Name

TPBGE

CAS Number

55934-93-5

Formula

C13-H28-O4

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

TPBGE; [Glycol Ethers Online] Dowanol TPnB; Tripropylene glycol butyl ether; ((Butoxymethylethoxy)methylethoxy)propan-1-ol; Propanol, (2-(2-butoxymethylethoxy)methylethoxy)-; [ChemIDplus] Tripropylene glycol (mono) n-butyl ether; 1-(2-(2-Butoxy-1-methylethoxy)-1-methylethoxy)-2-propanol; [ToxPlanet: ECETOC] DOWANOL TPNB CLYCOL ETHER; Tripropylene glycol monobutyl ether; [Dow Chemical MSDS]

Category

Glycol Ethers (P Series)

Description

Colorless to yellow liquid with a mild odor; [Dow Chemical MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an industrial solvent for cleaning and coating applications; [Dow Chemical MSDS]

Comments

Contains < 4% polypropylene glycol monobutyl ether (CAS# 9003-13-8), < 1.9% tripropylene glycol (CAS# 24800-44-0), and < 1.5% dipropylene glycol n-butyl ether (CAS# 29911-28-2); May cause moderate eye irritation, lachrymation, and transient corneal injury; Not a skin sensitizer in guinea pigs; Ingestion has caused incoordination, tremors, and convulsions in experimental animals; [Dow Chemical MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.002 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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