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Substance Name: Diethylene glycol dibutyl ether
RN: 112-73-2

Classification Codes

  • Reproductive Effect
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • TSCA Flag S (Substance is Identified in a Final Significant New Use Rule)

Molecular Formula

  • C12-H26-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 218.334
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Diethylene glycol dibutyl ether

Name of Substance

  • Diethylene glycol dibutyl ether


  • 2,2'-Dibutoxyethyl ether
  • 4-01-00-02395 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • 5,8,11-Trioxapentadecane
  • AI3-19430
  • Bis(2-butoxyethyl) ether
  • BRN 1750713
  • Butane, 1,1'-(oxybis(2,1-ethanediyloxy))bis-
  • Butyl diglyme
  • Dibutyl carbitol
  • Dibutylether diethylenglykolu
  • Dibutylether diethylenglykolu [Czech]
  • Diethylene glycol di-n-butyl ether
  • Diethylene glycol dibutyl ether
  • Diethyleneglycoldibutyl ether
  • EC 204-001-9
  • EINECS 204-001-9
  • Ether, bis(butoxyethyl)

Systematic Names

  • Bis(2-butoxyethyl) ether
  • Butane, 1,1'-(oxybis(2,1-ethanediyloxy))bis-
  • Ether, bis(2-butoxyethyl)

Superlist Name

  • Diethylene glycol dibutyl ether

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 112-73-2


  • F8P3DHG73Z

Other Registry Number

  • 201468-65-7

System Generated Number

  • 0000112732

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Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rabbit LD50 skin 4040uL/kg (4.04mL/kg)   AMA Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. Vol. 10, Pg. 61, 1954.
rat LD50 oral 3900mg/kg (3900mg/kg)   AMA Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. Vol. 10, Pg. 61, 1954.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -6.00E+01 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 256 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 1.92 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 3000 mg/L 20 EXP
Vapor Pressure 0.0261 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 2.50E-06 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 5.27E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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