Ethylene glycol mono-n-butyl ether
Ethylene glycol monobutyl ether
Monobutyl ethylene glycol ether
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C6H14O2
Molecular Weight: 118.17
Appearance: colorless transparent liquid.
Odor: characteristic odor.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 470mg/Kg;
rabbit skin LD50: 220mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 1230mg/Kg.
Human toxicity: human inhalation TCLo: 100ppm;
human inhalation TCLo: 195ppm/8h;
women oral TDLo: 7.813mL/Kg;
women oral TDLo: 600mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, solubilizing, dispersing, lubricating abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Actives*, %, ≥
pH (25℃, 1%)
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Widely use as solvent. eg: perfume, dye, paints, resins, personal care products.
Cleansing agent, paint remover in industrial cleaning.
Cleansing agent in household cleaning.
Use as brake fluid component.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.