2-Ethyl-1,3 hexanediol

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Overview

2- ethyl-1,3 hexanediol is a colourless thick viscous liquid which has applications in the plastic and resin industry as a plasticizer. It is also used in ink formulations where it increases the penetration properties of ink on paper.

Packing: HDPE Drums, ISO tank

Applications

2-ethyl-1,3-hexanediol is used in the formulation of an insect repellent. In contrast to an insecticide, it deters insects rather than killing them. This prevents insects from landing on the treated skin.

This chemical also appears under: Adhesives and Lubricants, Paints & Coatings, Packaging and Printing inks, Personal Care and Cosmetics, Textiles and Leather

Technical Overview

Product           :2-Ethyl-1,3-hexanediol
CAS Number   :94-96-2

Appearance Clear Colourless Liquid
Assay (%) Min 98.00
Acidity as butyric acid (%) Max 0.02
Moisture (%) Max 0.05
Colour (Hzn) Max 20
Specific Gravity @ 25 0C 0.930-0.945