2-Butoxyethanol is an organic compound with the chemical formula BuOC2H4OH (Bu = CH3CH2CH2CH2). This colorless liquid has a sweet, ether-like odor, as it derives from the family of glycol ethers, and is a butyl ether of ethylene glycol. As a relatively nonvolatile, inexpensive solvent of low toxicity, it is used in many domestic and industrial products because of its properties as a surfactant.
|Solubility in water||Miscible||N/A|
|Appearance||Clear, Colorless Liquid||N/A|
|Purity||99% Min||Wt %|
|Water||0.1 Max||Wt %|
|Specific Gravity||0.9005 - 0.904||20/20 C|