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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Chemicals

SYNONYMS: butyl cellosolve®, butyl oxitol, dowanol eb, egbe, ektasolve eb, ethylene glycol monobutyl ether, jeffersol eb.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES : clear, colorless liquid; mobile liquid; mild, ether-like odor; high dilution ratio with petroleum hydrocarbons; miscible in all proportions with many ketones, ethers, alcohols, aromatic paraffins, and halogenated hydrocarbons; soluble in al pro­ portions with acetone, benzene, ethyl ether, carbontetrachloride, n-heptane, and water; MP (- 70°C, -94°F); BP (171-172°C, 339.8-341.6°F); DN (0.912 g/mL at 20°C); LSG (0.90); ST (27.4 mN/m at 25°C); VS (2.83 centistokes at 25°C); HV (56.59 kJ/mol at 441.5K); VP (0.76 mmHg at 20°C, 300mmHg at 140°C).