Ethylene Glycol Methyl Butyl Ether

CAS Number: 13343-98-1

Also known as: 2,5-Dioxanonane, Butyl 2-Methoxyethyl Ether, 1-(2-Methoxyethoxy)Butane, 1-Butoxy-2-Methoxy-Ethane, Ethylene Glycol Methyl Butyl Ether, Ether Methylbutylique De L'Ethylene Glycol
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CAS number 13343-98-1
Formula C7H16O2

Physical chemical data

Physical State (25°C) Liquid
Molar mass (g/mol) 132.20284
Boiling Point (°C) 147
Henry's constant (mol/(m³·Pa)) 3.03

Behaviour at sea

Log kow 1.27
Log koc 0.442
Bioconcentration factor (BCF) 1.883

Additional data

MARPOL pollution category
Category Description
Other Substances Substances which have been evaluated and found to fall outside Category X, Y or Z because they are considered to present no harm to marine resources, human health, amenities or other legitimate uses of the sea when discharged into the sea from tank cleaning of deballasting operations. The discharge of bilge or ballast water or other residues or mixtures containing these substances are not subject to any requirements of MARPOL Annex II.

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GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 1 - ≥1 and <2
Bioaccumulation (A1) 1 - Very low potential to bioaccumulate
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 1 - Practically non-toxic
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) D - Dissolver

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