2-BUTOXYETHYL ACETATE (BUTYL CELLOSOLVE ACETATE)

Chemical Identification
CAS # 112-07-2
Formula

C₈H₁₆O₃

Synonyms

butyl cellosolve acetate; butyl glycol acetate; EGBEA; Ektasolve EB acetate; ethylene glycol monobutyl ether acetate; 2-Butoxyethanol acetate

Physical Properties
Physical description Colorless liquid with a pleasant, sweet, fruity odor.
Boiling point 378°F Molecular weight 160.2
Freezing point/melting point -82°F Vapor pressure 0.3 mmHg
Flash point 71°F Vapor density
Specific gravity 0.94 Ionization potential
Lower explosive limit (LEL) 0.9% Upper explosive limit (UEL) 8.5%
NFPA health rating 1 NFPA fire rating 2
NFPA reactivity rating 0 NFPA special instruction
Vapor hazard ratio (VHR)
Historical exceedance percentage
Target organs
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Analyte code (IMIS no.) 0472
Sampling group
Sampler/Sampling media CSC tube (100/50 mg) [SKC 226-01]
Sampling time*

480 min

Sampling volume (TWA)*

48 L

Sampling flow rate (TWA)*

0.1 L/min

Sampling volume (STEL/Peak/C)*

15 L

Sampling flow rate (STEL/Peak/C)*

1 L/min

Analytical method instruments GC-FID
Method reference OSHA 83 (fully validated)
Notes
Special requirements

* All sampling instructions above are recommended guidelines for OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs), please see the corresponding OSHA method reference for complete details.

Wipe Method
Sampler/Sampling media
Bulk Method
Bulk Method
On-Site Screening Techniques
Device Infrared spectrophotometer
Model/Type Miran 103
Sampling information
(see manufacturer instructions)
0-100 ppm@8.07 µm
Exposure Limits
OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
NIOSH REL
Up to 10-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
ACGIH TLV©
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
CAL/OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
PEL-TWA REL-TWA

5 ppm (33 mg/m³)

TLV-TWA

20 ppm [2000]

PEL-TWA
PEL-STEL REL-STEL TLV-STEL PEL-STEL
PEL-C REL-C TLV-C PEL-C
Skin notation

NA

Skin notation

Y

Skin notation

N

Skin notation

NA

Notes:

Not established

Notes: Notes: Notes:

Not established

Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH
Carcinogenic classifications: TLV-A3 Notes:
AIHA emergency response planning guidelines - ERPG-1/ERPG-2/ERPG-3:

Last Updated Date : 12/15/2020