Butyl Glycol Acetate

Other Trading Names:

  • 2-Butoxyethyl Acetate
  • 1-Acetoxy-2-butoxyethane
  • Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether acetate

CAS Number: 112-07-2

HS Code: 2915390090

Types of Packaging:

  • 195 Kg Drum
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Butyl Glycol Acetate

Chemical Name

Butyl Glycol Acetate


99.50% Min


Colorless Transparent Liquid

Distillation Range



0.10% Max

Acidity (AS HAC)

0.03% Max

Color (Pt-Co)

10 Max

Chemical Description

  • Butyl glycol acetate, also known as 2-butoxyethyl acetate, is a versatile chemical used in various industrial and commercial applications.
  • It is a colorless, transparent liquid, moderately soluble in water; highly soluble in organic solvents like alcohols, ketones, and esters.
  • It is commonly used as a solvent in the production of paints, varnishes, and coatings.
  • It helps in improving the flow and leveling properties of the paints and ensures a smooth and even finish.
  • It is used in the formulation of printing inks due to its ability to dissolve various ink components and enhance the print quality.
  • Due to its solvent properties, butyl glycol acetate is used in cleaning products and degreasers, especially for industrial cleaning applications where it helps to dissolve oils, greases, and other contaminants.
  • It is used in automotive coatings and finishes to ensure durability and resistance to harsh environmental conditions.
  • It is used as a solvent in adhesives, contributing to the adhesive's bonding performance and application properties.
  • It is used as a solvent in the manufacturing and processing of various plastics and polymers, aiding in the production process and ensuring the desired product characteristics.
  • In the textile industry, it is used in the dyeing process and textile finishing formulations to enhance the application and performance of dyes and finishes.
  • It is occasionally used in the formulation of certain cosmetics and personal care products, such as nail polish, due to its solvent properties.
  • Butyl glycol acetate is valued for its effectiveness as a solvent, which makes it a crucial ingredient in a wide range of industrial and commercial applications.
  • It should be stored in a cool, well-ventilated area away from sources of ignition and incompatible materials like strong oxidizing agents.
  • While it offers significant benefits in terms of performance and utility, it is essential to handle it with care to mitigate health and environmental risks.
  • Available in 195 Kg drum packaging.
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