Dipropylene glycol butyl ether

Physical and chemical properties

Color Odor State: Colorless transparent liquid with slight ether odor and bitter taste

Toxicity: Non-toxic

Combustibility: flammable

Density: 0.913

Boiling point: 222- 232 ℃

Stability: stable

Melting point: -70°C

Flash point: 87.5°C


Solubility: soluble in water, miscible with most organic solvents 

Various numbers

CAS: 29911-28-2

HS: 2909499000 EINECS: 249-951-5


Used as a solvent for printing ink and enamel paint, as well as for washing cutting oil and working oil, and as a coagulant for paint. It is one of the most effective coalescents for many water-based coatings. Cleaning agent, coupling agent, can be used as paint remover and animal grease remover. Other applications: agricultural products, cosmetics, electronic inks, textiles.

Hazardous category

General chemicals

Firefighting measures

Combustible in case of open fire or high heat. Extinguishing agent: mist water, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide, dry powder, sand.

First aid treatment

Skin contact: Take off contaminated clothing and rinse with running water.
Eye contact: Lift the eyelids and rinse with running water or saline. Seek medical attention.
Inhalation: Quickly leave the scene to fresh air. Keep airway open.
Ingestion: Drink plenty of warm water, induce vomiting. Seek medical attention.

Packaging, storage, and transportation

packed in iron drum, 180kg/drum, usually stored in carbon steel container. General cargo transportation level, stored in a closed, cool and dry environment, and avoid contact with air during long-term storage. 

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