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2-Ethylhexanol

2-Ethylhexanol is a colorless liquid with a characteristic odor. Forms mixtures with other alcohols, ethers and most organic liquids.

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Description

2-Ethylhexanol is a colorless liquid with a characteristic odor. Forms mixtures with other alcohols, ethers and most organic liquids.

Applications

2-Ethylhexanol is a raw material for the production of plasticizers used in manufacturing of cable insulation and finishing materials for cars. It is used as a solvent (plastics and varnishes), foam suppresant, a component of perfume compositions, as well as in the production of herbicides, cetane improver additive and additives to oils. Esters of 2-ethylhexanol are used for the manufacture of packaging materials in the food industry.

Technical characteristics

Appearance

colorless liquid with a characteristic odor

Chroma, Hazen units

not more than 10

Mass fraction of 2-ethylhexanol

not less than 99.5%

Mass fraction of water

not more than 0.1%

Density at 20 C, g/cm3

0.831-0.833

Mass fraction of 2-ethyl-4-methylpentanol, %,

not more than 0.5

Acid number, mg KOH/g

not more than 0.03

Mass fraction of aldehydes and ketones in terms of 2-ethylhexanal, %,

not more than 0.05

• Mass fraction of unsaturated compounds in terms of 2-ethylhexenal, %,

not more than 0.02

Safety and regulation

2-ethylhexanol is stored in specially equipped metal tanks. Barrels of the product are stored in covered warehouses in compliance with the rules of storage of flammable substances.