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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Tenders are invited for Supply Of Butyl Cellosolve At Our Kolkata Plant
Common VOCs like texanol, butyl cellosolve, butyl carbitol, ethylene and propylene glycol are commonly used to help with film formation and drying, but also have the potential to create holes in the ozone layer and can cause headaches and other complaints for occupants, Zimmer notes.
It contains no ammonia, butyl cellosolve or any other hostile chemicals.
The effort will enhance Dow's butyl CELLOSOLVE [TM] solvent and butyl CARBITOL [TM] solvent by 15%.
Disinfecting solutions contain ingredients ranging from alcohol and bleach to more aggressive solvents like butyl cellosolve.
Leith, told gathered state officials and many of the company's 30 employees recently the decision was a no-brainer to move from Butyl Cellosolve (ethylene glycol monobutyl ether), a solvent used in electrocoating, to a more environmentally friendly substance.
According to the non-profit Cancer Prevention Coalition, some other problematic chemicals found in many household cleaners include crystalline silica, an irritant to the eyes and lungs and a likely carcinogen, and butyl cellosolve, which has been linked to kidney and liver problems and is reportedly toxic to forming cells.
Synthetic ingredients to avoid include butyl cellosolve, petroleum, triclosan and phosphates.
Our customers can now reap the full benefits of Butyl Cellosolve solvent, our most cost-effective coupling solvent.
Inhalation of vapors from butyl cellosolve, used as a solvent to dissolve grease, may irritate the respiratory tract and cause nausea, headaches, dizziness, and unconsciousness.
A typical bottle of all-purpose cleaner contains Butyl Cellosolve (also known as ethylene glycol monobutyl ether), a chemical that can cause blood and bone-marrow damage at high exposures.