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n-Butyl Glycidyl Ether (BGE)


Synonyms: BGE; glycidyl butyl ether; 1,2-epoxy-3-butoxypropane
CAS No.:2426-08-6 ; EC No.: 219-376-4
Molecular Weight: 130.18
Molecular Formula: C7H14O2
Structural Formula: N-Butyl Glycidy Ether
Density: 0.92~0.94 g/cm3
Melting Point: -ºC
Boiling Point:164-166 ºC at 760 mmHg
Flash Point:150 ºC
Solubility: 2g/100ml in water


n-Butyl glycidyl ether can be obtained by reaction between n-butyl alcohol and epichlorohydrin


n-Butyl glycidyl ether is used as diluent for expoxy resin, to reduce system viscocity and improve processing ability. Suitable for epoxy embedding, casting, coating and dipping process.


  501P 501A1 501A 501B2 501B3
Color (APHA) 30 max. 40 max. 40 max. 60 max. 60 max.
Purity 99.0% min. - - - -
Viscosity (25 ºC), mPaS 2 max. 2 max. 2 max. 3 max. 3 max.
Epoxy Equivalent Value, Eq/100g - 0.70 min. 0.63 min. 0.55 min. 0.50 min.
Hydrolyzable Chloride, Eq/100g - 0.01 max. 0.01 max. 0.02 0.02
Inorganic Chloride, Eq/100g - 0.001 max. 0.001 max. 0.005 0.005
Moisture 0.1 max. 0.1 max. 0.5% max. - -
Initial boiling point, ºC - - - 120 min. 110 min.

Standard Packaging

20kg/can, 180kg/drum, on pallet.

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Risks and Safety Information

n-Butyl glycidyl ether is not regulated by UN as hazardous goods.

R20/22, harmful by inhalation, and if swallowed

R37, Irritating to the respiratory system

R43, May cause sensitization by skin contact

R52, Harmful to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment

S24/25, S36/37, S61

no hazard

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