CHEBI:63921 - 2-butoxyethanol

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ChEBI Name 2-butoxyethanol
ChEBI ID CHEBI:63921
Definition A primary alcohol that is ethanol in which one of the methyl hydrogens is replaced by a butoxy group. A high-boiling (171°C) colourless liquid, it is used as a solvent for paints and inks, as well as in some dry cleaning solutions.
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Formula C6H14O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 118.17420
Monoisotopic Mass 118.099
InChI InChI=1S/C6H14O2/c1-2-3-5-8-6-4-7/h7H,2-6H2,1H3
InChIKey POAOYUHQDCAZBD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CCCCOCCO
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): protic solvent
A polar solvent that is capable of acting as a hydron (proton) donor.
Application(s): protic solvent
A polar solvent that is capable of acting as a hydron (proton) donor.
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Outgoing 2-butoxyethanol (CHEBI:63921) has role protic solvent (CHEBI:48356)
2-butoxyethanol (CHEBI:63921) is a ether (CHEBI:25698)
2-butoxyethanol (CHEBI:63921) is a primary alcohol (CHEBI:15734)
Incoming bis(2-butoxyethyl)phthalate (CHEBI:79937) has functional parent 2-butoxyethanol (CHEBI:63921)
IUPAC Name
2-butoxyethanol
Synonyms Sources
2-hydroxyethyl n-butyl ether NIST Chemistry WebBook
3-oxa-1-heptanol ChemIDplus
BuOCH2CH2OH ChEBI
butoxyethanol ChemIDplus
butyl cellosolve ChemIDplus
butyl glycol NIST Chemistry WebBook
butyl oxitol ChemIDplus
ethylene glycol butyl ether NIST Chemistry WebBook
ethylene glycol mono-n-butyl ether ChemIDplus
ethylene glycol monobutyl ether ChEBI
glycol butyl ether ChemIDplus
n-butoxyethanol ChemIDplus
O-butyl ethylene glycol ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
1364 PPDB
2-Butoxyethanol Wikipedia
C19355 KEGG COMPOUND
HMDB0031327 HMDB
US2448767 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
111-76-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
111-76-2 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
1732511 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
23 October 2015