Butyl glycol BG

Butyl glycol BG


2-Butoxyethan-1-ol, 2-Butoxyethanol, Butyl cellosolve, Butyl glycol, Butyl monoether glycol, EGBE (ethylene glycol monobutyl ether), Dowanol EB, Bane-Clene, Eastman EB solvent, BH-33, industrial cleaner, Solvaset, 2-BE, EGMBE, Butyl oxitol, Ektasolve, Jeffersol EB
Butyl glycol is a chemical compound with the formula C6H14O2, is a glycol ether. A low-volatile, high-boiling, low-odor liquid is used as a solvent and synthesis feedstock. Excellent auxiliary solvent in aqueous LCM (water-based paints). Soluble in water, alcohols, glycols, diethyl ether, acetone, chloroform and other organic solvents.

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Application and usage:
● Widely used as a solvent for paint coatings, cellulose and resins. Addition of butyl glycol in LCM reduces their viscosity and improves fluidity.
● ink for printing.
● Component of surface cleaners, e.g. for degreasing metal surfaces
● Component of lubricating and cooling liquids
● In organic synthesis.
● In petrochemicals.

0.5L metal bottle
5L plastic canister
10L plastic canister
20L metal bucket UN
25L plastic canister
200L barrel
640L IBC container
1000L IBC container


Physical properties:
Thermal properties
Melting Point: -75 °C
Boiling Point: 171 °C
Flash point: 143°C
CAS: 111-76-2
EC: 203-905-0

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0,5 lit metal bottle, 5 lit plastic can, 10 lit plastic can, 20 lit metal can UN, 25 lit plastic can, 200 lit drum/barrel, 640 lit IBC container, 1000 lit IBC container