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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Butoxyethanol gives that sweet smell to multipurpose cleaners.
VOCs Sampled at Each Site VOCs Sampled MN FL MD Acetone X X X Butoxyethanol X X X Butyl Alcohol X Cyclohexanone X X Ethanol X X X Ethyl Acetate X Ethyl Benzene X X X Formaldehyde X X X Isoproponal X X Limonene X X X Methyl Ethyl Ketone X X Methylcyclopentane X Naptha X X Napthalene X Pentane X Petroleum distillates X X X Pinene (alpha) X Styrene X X X Toluene X X X Total VOC X X X Xylene X X Table 2.
According to the Janitorial Products Pollution Prevention Project, most traditional floor strippers and finishes contain potentially harmful ingredients such as butoxyethanol, which can damage blood and kidneys; monoethanolamine, which is harmful to skin and eyes; sodium hydroxide or sodium metasilicate, which can cause blindness; and zinc and other metals, which can be harmful to aquatic life.
Etiology: Rule out father's exposure to butoxyethanol, Gulf War.
INCI Name: Water, polyquaternium-11, VP/VA copolymer, butoxyethanol, soyamide DEA, PPG-30 cetyl ether, oleth-3-phosphate, panthenol, amodimethicone, trideceth-12, cetrimonium chloride, PEG12 dimethicone
Known and probable reproductive and Known and probable carcinogens developmental toxins Acrylamide Lithium carbonate Coal tar Dibutyl phthalate Ethylacrylate Toluene Formaldehyde Lead acetate HC Blue 2 Potassium dichromate Lead acetate Butoxyethanol Phenacetin Dimethicone triethanolamine Phenolphthalein Diethanolamine Phenylphenol Cetyl phosphate Potassium dichromate Diglycol-cyclohexanedimethanol Progesterone Selenium sulfide
content=findings_ingreds_of_concern#begin Top ingredients of concern in Skin Deep: Known and probable carcinogens Acrylamide Coal tar Ethylacrylate Formaldehyde HC Blue 2 Lead acetate Phenacetin Phenolphthalein Phenylphenol Potassium dichromate Progesterone Selenium sulfide Known and probable reproductive and developmental toxins Lithium carbonate Dibutyl phthalate Toluene Lead acetate Potassium dichromate Butoxyethanol Dimethicone triethanolamine Diethanolamine Cetyl phosphate Diglycol-cyclohexanedimethanol
A method for establishing acceptable toxicant limits for fish-malthion and the butoxyethanol ester of 2,4-D Trans.
INCI name: Water, polyquaternium-11, VP/VA copolymer, butoxyethanol, soyamide DEA, PPG-30 cetyl ether, oleth3-phosphate, panthenol, amodimethicone, trideceth-12, cetrimonium chloride, PEG-12 dimethicone
For example, 2- butoxyethanol (in Corexit) is a human health hazard substance; it is a fetal toxin and it breaks down blood cells, causing blood and kidney disorders.
ethylene glycol, propylene glycol, butoxyethanol, butoxyethoxyethanol, and Texanol[R] In a round robin involving eight laboratories and five commercial coatings (a flat, an eggshell, a semi-gloss, a gloss, and a primer) this was indeed the case.