1,4-butylene glycol

1,4-butylene glycol

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(organic chemistry)
HOCH2CH2CH2CH2OH A colorless, combustible, oily liquid with a boiling point of 230°C; soluble in alcohol; used as a solvent and humectant, and in plastics and pharmaceuticals manufacture.