Agent Name

1-(2-Butoxyethoxy)-2-propanol

CAS Number

124-16-3

Formula

C9-H20-O3

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

(Butoxyethoxy)propanol; 1-Butoxyethoxy-2-propanol; 2-Butoxy-1-(2'-hydroxypropoxy)ethane; 2-Propanol, 1-(2-butoxyethoxy)-; 4,7-Dioxaundecan-2-ol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Glycol Ethers (P Series)

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent, hydraulic fluid component, anti-stall additive for automotive fuels, and intermediate; [HSDB] Used as a replacement for the more toxic diethylene glycol mono-n-butyl ether; [CHEMINFO]

Comments

A mild irritant; [RTECS] See "GLYCOL ETHERS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.03 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 121 deg C; [HSDB]

Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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