Crop Protection - Glycol ether

The following glycol ether from BASF are used in the application area of crop protection.

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Glycol ether

CAS: 111-76-2
Ethylenglykolmono-n-butylether, 2-Butoxyetha­nol, 1-Hydroxy-2-n-butoxy-ethan 

Colorless, neutral, slightly hygroscopic, mobile liquid with a mild odor. The product is miscible with water and common organic solvents in all proportions at room temperature.

Butylglycol shows the reactions typical of an alcohol, such as esterification, etherification, oxidation and the formation of acetates and alcoholates. Like most ethers, it forms peroxides in the presence of atmospheric oxygen.

CAS: 34590-94-8
Dipropylene glycol monomethyl ether, Methoxypropoxypropanol, Methyldipropylene glycol (mixture of isomers)

Solvenon® DPM is a mixture of isomers. It is a clear, high-boiling, hygroscopic, mobile, low-volatility liquid with a mild odour and is miscible with water and common organic solvents.

By virtue of the ether and alcohol groups in the constituent isomers, Solvenon® DPM is an excellent solvent for many of the raw materials that are used in coatings, e. g. resins and binders. An important feature of Solvenon® DPM is the fact that it acts as a solubilizer in many aqueous coating systems.

It possesses the typical properties of ethers and alcohols. For instance, it reacts with acids (to form esters), oxidizing agents (to form the corresponding aldehydes or carboxylic acids), alkali metals (to form alcoholates) or aldehydes (to form acetals). Solvenon® DPM may form peroxides with atmospheric oxygen.