Niksan Pharmaceutical in its GMP and GLP facility based in Ankleshwar, Gujarat, India, produces, exports, and provides Butyl Cellosolve. It is used mostly in manufacturing chemicals, pharma intermediates, dye intermediates, and as a solvent. Among its uses in food processing are as a sanitizer, a solvent, and a processing aid. 2-Butoxyethanol has the formula C6H14O2, an organic solvent. The liquid has a sweet, ether-like odour and is colorless. A butyl ether of ethylene glycol, it is not to be confused with it. The most common application of 2-butoxyethanol is in paints, coatings, cleaning agents, and inks.
Chemical Name: Butyl Cellosolve
CAS No: 111-76-2
Molecular Formula : C6H14O2
Molecular Weight : 118.17
2-Butoxyethanolis used in food processing as a processing aid, sanitizer, solvent, etc 2-Butoxyethanol is an organic solvent with the formula C6H14O2. It is a colorless liquid with a sweet, ether-like odour. It is a butyl ether of ethylene glycol, but should not be confused with it. The main use of 2-butoxyethanol is as a solvent in paints and surface coatings, followed by cleaning products and inks. Other products which contain 2-butoxyethanol