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  • Product Name: 2-Methoxy-2-methylpropane
  • Other Names: MTBE
  • Cas No.: 1634-04-4
  • Purity: 99.5%
  • MF: C5H12O
  • Appearance: colourless liquid
  • Package: Drum
  • Certificate: ISO
  • Application: It is also known as tert-butyl methyl ether (MTBE). MTBE is a chemical compound primarily used as a fuel additive in gasoline to enhance its octane rating and reduce engine knocking. It was used to replace lead-based additives in gasoline and improve combustion efficiency.
  • Sample: Available

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Product Detail

2-Butoxyethanol ether, an organic compound, is a colorless transparent liquid, soluble in water, acetone, benzene, ether, methanol, carbon tetrachloride and other organic solvents and mineral oil, mainly used as paint, especially nitro spray paint, quick-drying paint, varnish, enamel and paint striper with high boiling point solvent. Also used as adhesive non-active diluent, metal detergent, paint remover, fiber wetting agent, pesticide dispersant, drug extractant, resin plasticizer.

Product Parameter

Synonyms 2-Butoxyethanol, Butyl cellosolve, Butyl glycol, Butyl monoether glycol, EGBE (ethylene glycol monobutyl ether), Dowanol EB, Eastman EB solvent, 2-BE, EGMBE, Butyl oxitol, Ektasolve EB, Jeffersol EB
Chemical Formula C6H14O2 CAS Number 111-76-2
Molar mass 118.176 g·mol−1 UN number 1993, 2810, 2369
Appearance Clear, colorless liquid
Density 0.90 g/cm3, liquid
Melting point −77 °C (−107 °F; 196 K)
Boiling point 171 °C (340 °F; 444 K)
Vapor pressure 0.8 mmHg
Acidity (pKa) High pKa for −OH group
Refractive index 1.4198 (20 °C)
Flash point 67 °C (153 °F; 340 K)
Solubility 900g/l completely miscible
Solubility in water Miscible (and in most organic solvents)
log P 0.81 at 20°C
Storage condition Store below +30°C.



1. Coatings and inks: 2-Butoxyethanol ether is a commonly used solvent, widely used in coatings and inks. It is able to dissolve resins, pigments and other additives, providing good solubility and fluidity, and also contributes to the adhesion and drying speed of the coating.

2. Cleaners and detergents: Due to its good solubility and cleaning ability, chemical 2-Butoxyethanol is widely used as a cleaning agent and detergents to remove grease, stains and other contaminants. It is commonly found in household cleaning products, industrial cleaners and car cleaners.

3. Electronic product manufacturing: Ethylene glycol monobutyl ether plays an important role in the manufacture of electronic products. It can be used as a cleaning agent, solvent and auxiliary agent in the manufacturing process of electronic components, such as circuit board cleaning, solvent in the printing process.

4. Cosmetics and personal care products: EB is also used as an ingredient in cosmetics and personal care products. It can be used as a solvent, stabilizer and thickener to improve the mixing and consistency of the product, and improve the touch and texture of the product.

5. Industrial applications: EGBE is also used in other industrial fields, such as the preparation of plastic and rubber products, metal surface treatment, textile printing and dyeing and petroleum extraction.

Multiple uses of products

It use in Cleaning and Janitorial Services,Paints and Coatings Industry,Printing Industry,Textile Industry,Metal Processing Industry,