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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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.
There are no harmful ingredients in the cleaner such as bleach, ammonia, chlorine and butyl cellosolve, which can cause breathing problems, coughing, skin and eye irritation, allergic reactions or worse.
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