Butyl glycolate

Butyl glycolate packing and appearance

Butyl glycolateQuick Details

Chemical Name: Butyl glycolate
CAS No.: 7397-62-8
Molecular Fomula: C6H12O3
Chemical Structure:Butyl glycolate Chemical Structure
EINECS: 230-991-7
Appearance: Clear liquid
Classifications:Solvent, Ester, Alcoho

Butyl glycolate Typical Properties

Item Specifications
Appearance Clear liquid
Content 97% min
Butanol ≤0.5%
Chloro aceticacid butylester ≤0.2%
GBU diester ≤0.4%
GBU methylether ≤0.2%
Water <0.2%


Use of Butyl glycolate 

Butyl Glycolate is used chiefly as a paint additive to improve flow properties, for example in nitrocellulose lacquers, in which it also imparts gloss; and in metallic lacquers. It is used as a blush preventive in cellulose acetate paints; as a wrinkle preventive in alkyd paints; in inks; and in emulsion polymers.

Others: Used for cosmetics, used as cancer drugs harringtonine intermediates.

Butyl glycolate Packaging and Shipping

Drum, 250 kg;

 Butyl glycolate package

Butyl glycolate Storage

Stored in a cool, dry and ventilated place, avoid direct sunlight and moisture, keep container tightly closed to prevent leakage.