Glycol Ether DPNB



DPNB - Dipropylene Glycol Normal Butyl Ether - is a colorless liquid with a mild odor and low volatility. It has low water solubility, good coupling and demonstrates good solvency for coating resins. The properties of Glycol Ether DPNB support its use in agricultural, coating, cleaning, ink, textile, and adhesive products.


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SDS - Safety Data Sheet
PSB - Product Stewardship Bulletin

Product Data and Technical Information

Corporate Statement

Ethylene glycol ethers and acetates are used in paint and coatings, hard-surface cleaners, polishes, solvents, chemical intermediates, surfactants, agricultural chemicals and corrosion inhibitors. They are also used in the electronics market.

Benefits & Applications

In addition to surface coating applications, glycol ethers are used as dye solvents in the printing ink, textile and leather industries, and as a solvent for agricultural applications. Non-solvent applications for glycol ethers include anti-icing agents in jet fuels, fluids for hydraulic systems, and as chemical intermediates for plasticizers.

Chemical Category

Glycol Ethers