Diethylene glycol monobutyl ether

Physical and chemical properties

Color Odor State: Colorless transparent liquid with a slight smell of butanol Toxicity: Slightly Toxic

Combustibility: flammable

Density: 0.9536

Volatility: Not volatile

Boiling point: 231°C 

Melting point: -68.1°C

Flash point: 115.6°C

Solubility: Miscible with water in any proportion, soluble in ethanol, ether, oil and many other organic solvents. 

Various numbers

CAS: 112-34-5

HS: 29094300 EINECS: 203-96-6


Mainly used as a solvent for coatings, dyes, resins, etc., as a solvent for inks, oils, resins, etc., as well as metal detergents, delubricating agents, car engine detergents, dry cleaning Solvent, epoxy resin solvent; used as a stabilizer for latex paint, a surface finish improver for high-temperature baking enamel, etc.

Hazard category

general cargo

Firefighting measures

Combustible in case of open fire or high heat. Reacts with oxidizing agents. Extinguishing agent: mist water, foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide, sand.

First aid treatment

Skin contact: Take off contaminated clothing, wash with water and soapy water
Eye Contact: Lift eyelids, rinse with water and normal saline
Inhalation: leave the site to fresh air
Ingestion: Drink plenty of warm water, induce vomiting

Packaging, storage, and transportation

It can be packed in iron drums or plastic drums, 200 kg/drum, and should be placed in a cool and ventilated factory building

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