2-ethylhexyl alcohol

2-ethylhexyl alcohol

[¦tü ¦eth·əl ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C4H9CH(C2H5)CH2OH Colorless, slightly viscous liquid; used as a defoaming or wetting agent, as a solvent for protective coatings, waxes, and oils, and as a raw material for plasticizers. Also known as octyl alcohol.
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