Ethylene glycol methyl butyl ether

  • 1-Butoxy-2-methoxyethane
  • 1-(2-Methoxyethoxy)butane
  • 2,5-Dioxanonane
  • 2-Butoxyethyl methyl ether
  • Butyl 2-methoxyethyl ether
Formula
C7H16O2
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
13343-98-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
236-392-7
Beilstein/Gmelin
1734112
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-02382

Properties.
Formula
C7H16O2
Formula mass
132.20
Boiling point, °C
140 - 141
Density
0.8381 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble
Refractive index
1.4074 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool dry location, away from incompatible materials.
Handling
Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Do not breath vapors. Wash thoroughly after handling. Contaminated clothing should be laundered before reuse. This material should only be handled in a hood.
Protection
Use ANSI approved chemical goggles and impervious gloves and protective clothing.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concerned. Use NIOSH/MSHA approved safety equipment.
Stability
Stable at normal temperratures and pressures.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear NIOSH/MSHA approved SCBA and full protective equipment.

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
EMB
 
40 Glycol ethers
IMO Pollution Category
D