2-butoxyethanol


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2-butoxyethanol

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(organic chemistry)
HOCH2CH2OC4H9 A liquid with a boiling point of 171-172°C; soluble in most organic solvents and water; used in dry cleaning as a solvent for nitrocellulose, albumin, resins, oil, and grease.
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Green Seal also recognized PathoClean does not contain reproductive toxins, volatile organic compounds, 2-butoxyethanol, alkylphenol ethoxylates, phthalates, and ozone-depleting compounds that contribute to the production of photochemical smog, tropospheric ozone, or poor indoor air quality; and that it is biodegradable, non-toxic to aquatic life, and non-combustible, with no bioaccumulating compounds.
Cleanup workers, depending on their activities, may have been exposed to toxic chemicals found in crude oil and chemical dispersants, including volatile organic compounds, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, hydrogen sulfide, 2-butoxyethanol, propylene glycol, and sulfonic acid salts.
EPICLON EXA-8530 contains 2-butoxyethanol (BE)along with small quantities of isopropyl alcohol (IPA) and 2-dimethylaminoethanol (DMEA).
They contain a number of different chemical agents such as fragrances, aerosol propellants, and solvents such as mineral oil or 2-butoxyethanol and other glycol ethers, which neutralize offensive odors.
As she learned more, Paula grew wary, particularly about the prospect of pumping fracking fluid--which often includes chemicals (such as benzene, 2-butoxyethanol, and toluene) that are linked to cancer or damage to the liver, bone marrow, or central nervous system--below the valley's groundwater.
To extend the plasticizer product range, dibutoxyethyl adipate, the ester of 2-butoxyethanol and adipic acid, or di-(2-butoxyethyl) adipate (DBEA), was studied.
Formaldehyde, 2-Butoxyethanol and 1tert-Butoxypropan-2-ol.
Others, such as 2-butoxyethanol (2-BE), used as a foaming agent or surfactant, are easily absorbed in humans following exposure.
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The dispersants used in BP's draconian experiment contain solvents such as petroleum distillates and 2-butoxyethanol," Dr.
The only chemical listed on any product label was ethanol, and the only additional substance listed on a chemical safety report, known as a material safety data sheet, was 2-butoxyethanol.