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2-Butoxyethyl acetateC8H16O3

Hazard signs
Occupational exposure limit
  • TWA (ppm) 20
  • TWA (mg/m3) 130
  • TWA (ppm) 5
  • TWA (mg/m3) 33
  • H: 312 + 332
    Harmful in contact with skin.
    Harmful if inhaled.

  • Melting point:
    -83.2 °F
  • Boiling Point:
    377.6 °F
  • Density (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):
    0,94 g/cm3
  • Flash Point:
    165.2 °F
  • Ignition Temperature:
    671 °F
  • Vapour Pressure (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):
    0,4 hPa
  • Lower Explosive Limit:
    1,7 Vol.-%
  • Upper Explosive Limit:
    8,4 Vol.-%
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Diamond-Red1Flammability: Flammable when heated 
Diamond-Yellow0Instability: No danger for normal conditions 
Diamond-Blue1Health: Low risk. Filter recommended 
Also known as:
  • (2-Butoxyethyl)acetat
  • 1-Acetoxy-2-butoxyethane
  • 1-Butoxy-2-ethoxyethan
  • 2-Butoxyethanol acetate
  • 2-Butoxyethanolacetat
  • 2-Butoxyethyl acetate
  • 2-Butoxyethylacetat
  • Butoxyethyl acetate
  • Butyl CELLOSOLVE™ Acetate
  • Butyl glycol acetate
  • Butylcellosolvacetat
  • Butylcellosolve acetate
  • Butylglykolacetat
  • C8H16O3
  • Ethanol, 2-butoxy-, acetate (6CI, 7CI, 8CI, 9CI)
  • Ethylene glycol butyl ether acetate
  • ethylene glycol butyl ether acetate (EGBEA)
  • Ethylene glycol mono-n-butyl ether acetate
  • Ethylene glycol monobutyl ether acetate
  • Ethylenglykolmonobutyletheracetat
  • Glycol monobutyl ether acetate
  • n-Butyl cellosolve acetate

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