2-butoxyethanol


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2-butoxyethanol

[¦tü ‚byü‚täk·sē′eth·ə‚nȯl]
(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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Formaldehyde, 2-butoxyethanol and 1-tert-butoxypropan-2-ol.
Drying time is also a challenge because the evaporation of water requires much more energy than the evaporation of solvents (2260 J/g for water compared to 373 J/g for 2-butoxyethanol as an example), and application conditions are important.
Additionally, 9500A contains petroleum distillates, whereas 9527A does not contain petroleum distillates but does contain 2-butoxyethanol (Wise and Wise 2011).
EPICLON EXA-8530 contains 2-butoxyethanol (BE)along with small quantities of isopropyl alcohol (IPA) and 2-dimethylaminoethanol (DMEA).
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.
Bleach, ammonia, fragrances (phthalates), dyes, chlorine, 2-butoxyethanol, and antibacterial agents such as triclosan have all been shown to create various health problems.
Others, such as 2-butoxyethanol (2-BE), used as a foaming agent or surfactant, are easily absorbed in humans following exposure.
IRAC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans, Volume 88, Formaldehyde, 2-butoxyethanol and 1-tert-Butoxypropan-2-ol.