The synthesis of 2-butoxyethanol requires butanol. Among its most important applications is its reaction with acrylic acid to create butyl acrylate, a primary constituent of water based acrylic paint. The substance is also used as a fragrance base, but has a strong alcoholic smell on its own.
ChemicalName: N Butanol
CAS No: 71-36-3
MolecularFormula : C4H10O
Butanol isused in the synthesis of 2-butoxyethanol. A major application for butanol is asa reactant with acrylic acid to produce butyl acrylate, a primary ingredient ofwater based acrylic paint. It is also used as a base for perfumes, but on itsown has a highly alcoholic aroma.