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LC2545 Ethylene glycol monobutyl ether

for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC29545 Glass bottle 1 l 14.85
AC29545 Glass bottle 2.5 l 30.38
AC29545 Barrel stainl. st. 25 l Inquire


Product information
Synonyms 2-Butoxyethanol, Butyl glycol
Hill Formula C6H14O2
Chemical formula C4H9OCH2CH2OH
HS Code 2909 43 00
EC number 203-905-0
Molar mass 118.17 g/mol
EC index number 603-014-00-0
CAS number 111-76-2


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 230 °C
Solubility (20 °C) soluble
Saturation concentration (air) 5 g/m3 (20 °C) Air
Molar mass 118.17 g/mol
Density 0.90 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value 7 (H2O, 20 °C) (as aqueous solution)
Boiling point 168 – 170 °C
Vapor pressure 0.8 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 1.1 – 10.6 %(V)
Flash point 63 – 64 °C
Refractive index 1.4193 (20 °C, 589 nm)
Evaporation number 160


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H302 + H312 + H332: Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Pictogram(s)
RTECS KJ8575000
Storage class 10 Combustible liquids not in Storage Class 3
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.


Safety information
R Phrase R 20/21/22-36/38
Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.Irritating to eyes and skin.
S Phrase S 36/37-46
Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.
Categories of danger harmful, irritant
Hazard Symbol



Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code No Dangerous Good
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR No Dangerous Good


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 470 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit 220 mg/kg


Assay (iodometric) ≥ 99 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.900 – 0.901
Water (K. F.) ≤ 0.2 %
Peroxide (as H2O2) ≤ 0.05 %
Identity (IR) passes test


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