Product details

CAS-No. 112-34-5
EINECS-No. 203-961-6
Chemical formula: C8H18O3

Trade name: Butyldiglycol

Synonyms: DEG monobutyl ether | butyl carbitol | Butyl digol
Application of the substance / the preparation: Chemicals for synthesis

MSDS according 91/155 EEC (2001/58 EC)


More information

Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment:
Mainly resorbed via respiratory tract and skin.
R 36 Irritating to eyes.

Classification system:
The classification was made according to the latest editions of the EC-lists, and expanded using company data and specialized literature.
Chemical characterization:
CAS No. Description:
112-34-5 2-(2-butoxyethoxy)ethanol

Identification number(s):

EINECS Number: 203-961-6
Index number: 603-096-00-8
General Information
Form: Fluid
Colour: Colourless
Odour: Mild

Change in condition:
Melting point/Melting range: -68°C
Boiling point/Boiling range: 228-232°C
Flash point: 98°C
Ignition temperature: 225°C
Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.

Explosion limits:
Lower: 0.9 Vol %
Upper: 5.9 Vol %
Vapour pressure at 20°C: 0.027 mbar
Density at 20°C: 0.952-0.956 g/cm3

Solubility in / Miscibility with Water

Segregation coefficient (n-octanol/water): 0.56 log POW
dynamic at 20°C: 5.9 mPas

Additional information:

Soluble in most organic solvents.
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border)
ADR/RID class: -
No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Maritime transport IMDG:
IMDG Class: -
No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
ICAO/IATA Class: -
No hazardous good according to the regulation.
Markings according to EC guidelines:
The product has been classified and marked in accordance with EC Directives / Ordinance on Hazardous Materials

Risk phrases:
36 Irritating to eyes.

Safety phrases:

24 Avoid contact with skin.
26 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

National regulations

Information about limitation of use:
Restrictions on juvenile employment must be observed.

Technical guidance (air):

Class  Sharein %
  NK      100.0

Water hazard class:
Water hazard class 1 (Assessment by list): slightly hazardous for water.

Hazard description

GHS hazard labels

Hazardous material sign