2-Ethyl Hexanol

A clear, colorless liquid with a sweet odor that has poor water solubility but is very soluble with many solvents.

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1-Hexanol-2-Ethyl, 2-EH, 2-Ethylhexanol, 2-Ethylhexyl Alcohol
Package Sizes
  • Railcar
  • Bulk
  • Tote
  • IBC
  • Drum
Regulatory Status:
non-HAPS, 100% VOC per SCAQMD
Primary Applications:

2-Ethylhexanol can be considered an “oxo alcohol”. It is often made in plants that also make n-Butanol and Isobutanol and is used primarily in the manufacture of :

  • Plasticizers
  • Phthalates
  • Lubricants
Industry Uses:

It is a terrific extraction solvent and is often used in the manufacture of:

  • Defoamers
  • Herbicides
  • Pesticides
  • Paints and coatings
Safety Precautions:
2-Ethylhexanol is a combustible liquid. it must be handled with the proper Personal Protective Equipment. Please refer to the SDS for any questions or concerns.
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