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 has been used as

  • Diol or solvent in urethane manufacturing.
  • Hardener in adhesive system.
  • Solvent in manufacture of glycol inks.
  • An effective insect repellent and selective suckering inhibitor for various kinds of plants.
  • Emollient agent for cosmetic creams and lotions.
  • Coupling agent for shampoos, and liquid cleansing creams.
  • Lubricant for textile spinning.
  • Ingredient in enamels.

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