Substance Information

2-butoxyethyl acetate

EC / List no.: 203-933-3

CAS no.: 112-07-2

Mol. formula: C8H16O3

formula
GHS07: Health hazard

Warning! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance is harmful in contact with skin and is harmful if inhaled.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance is harmful if swallowed.

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 10 000 to < 100 000 tonnes per annum.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by consumers, in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: coating products, inks and toners, polymers and washing & cleaning products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners) and outdoor use.

Article service life

Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. flooring, furniture, toys, construction materials, curtains, foot-wear, leather products, paper and cardboard products, electronic equipment), outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials), outdoor use in long-life materials with high release rate (e.g. tyres, treated wooden products, treated textile and fabric, brake pads in trucks or cars, sanding of buildings (bridges, facades) or vehicles (ships)) and indoor use in long-life materials with high release rate (e.g. release from fabrics, textiles during washing, removal of indoor paints).
This substance can be found in complex articles, with no release intended: vehicles.
This substance can be found in products with material based on: metal (e.g. cutlery, pots, toys, jewellery), wood (e.g. floors, furniture, toys), plastic (e.g. food packaging and storage, toys, mobile phones) and paper (e.g. tissues, feminine hygiene products, nappies, books, magazines, wallpaper).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: inks and toners, coating products, leather treatment products, non-metal-surface treatment products, paper chemicals and dyes, polymers and washing & cleaning products.
This substance is used in the following areas: printing and recorded media reproduction and building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, machinery and vehicles, textile, leather or fur and plastic products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners) and outdoor use.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: coating products, inks and toners and leather treatment products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures and manufacturing of the substance.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: inks and toners, coating products, leather treatment products, non-metal-surface treatment products, paper chemicals and dyes, polymers and washing & cleaning products.
This substance is used in the following areas: printing and recorded media reproduction and formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, plastic products and textile, leather or fur.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites and in the production of articles.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance and formulation of mixtures.

The InfoCard summarises the non-confidential data on substances as held in the databases of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), including data provided by third parties. The InfoCard is automatically generated. Information requirements under different legislative frameworks may therefore not be up–to–date or complete. Substance manufacturers and importers are responsible for consulting official publications. This InfoCard is covered by the ECHA Legal Disclaimer.

ECHA logo about INFOCARD - Last updated: 08/07/2022