Agent Name

Polyethylene glycol dibutyl ether

CAS Number

31885-97-9

Formula

(C2-H4-O)mult-C8-H18-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-butyl-omega-butoxy-; [ChemIDplus] POLYGLYKOL BB 300; [Clariant MSDS]

Category

Polyoxypropylenes

Description

Colorless liquid with a weak odor; [Clariant MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a specialty solvent; [Clariant MSDS]

Comments

Contains 69% triethylene glycol dibutyl ether (CAS# 63512-36-7) and 2% diethylene glycol dibutyl ether (CAS# 112-73-2); Not irritating to skin or eyes in rabbits; Reproductive toxicity reported in experimental animals; [Clariant MSDS] See "Monoglyme."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

Vapor pressure < 0 mm Hg at 20 deg C; [Clariant MSDS]

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