Butyl Glycol

Butyl glycol (also known as BG, 2-butoxyethanol, glycol monobutyl ether and ethylene glycol monobutyl ether, butyl cellosolve, butoxyethanol) is a clear, colourless, oily liquid with a unique sweet yet mild odour and has the formula C6H14O2. It is a butyl ether of ethylene glycol and is miscible with water and common organic solvents. It has been produced industrially for over half a century and is used primarily as a solvent in paints and surface coatings but also in inks and cleaning products.

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    Synonyms:

    1,4-butoxyethanoI dihydroxybutane, tetramethylene glycol

    Chemical Formula:

    C6H14O2

    CAS Number:

    111-76-2

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