Knowde Enhanced TDS
Identification & Functionality
Dipropylene glycol n-butyl ether
DOWANOL™ DPnB Glycol Ether Features & Benefits
Applications & Uses
- Coupling agent and solvent in household and industrial cleaners, grease and paint removers, metal cleaners, and hard surface cleaners.
- Effective coalescent for lowering minimum film formation temperature MFFT) in water-borne latex coatings.
- Active solvent for solvent-based coatings.
- Chemical intermediate for the production of epoxides, acid ester derivatives, solvents, and plasticizers.
- Effective solvent for water-reducible coatings.
|Value||Units||Test Method / Conditions|
|Acidity (as Acetic Acid)||max. 0.01||wt%||ASTM D-1613|
|Color||max. 20||Hazen||ASTM D5386|
|Distillation Range (at 760 mmHg)||222 - 232||-||ASTM D-1078|
|Evaporation Rate (n-butyl acetate = 1.0)||max. 0.01||-||-|
|Flammable Limits (Lower)||0.6||vol%||-|
|Flammable Limits (Upper)||20.4||vol%||-|
|Flash Point||100.4/212.7||°C/°F||Setaflash Closed Cup|
|Freezing Point||max. 75/103||°C/°F||-|
|Hansen Solubility Parameters (Dispersion)||14.8||(J/cm³)½||-|
|Hansen Solubility Parameters (Hydrogen bond)||8.7||(J/cm³)½||-|
|Hansen Solubility Parameters (Polar)||2.5||(J/cm³)½||-|
|Heat of Vaporization (at normal boiling point)||252||J/g||-|
|Liquid Density (at 20°C)||0.913||g/cm³||-|
|Liquid Density (at 25°C)||0.907||g/cm³||-|
|Net Heat of Combustion (predicted at 25°C)||30.8||kJ/g||-|
|Partition Coefficient (n-octonol/water)||1.52||log Pow||-|
|Purity||min. 98.5||wt%||DOWM 100431|
|Solubility (at 25°C Solvent in Water)||4||g/100||-|
|Specific Gravity (at 25/25°C)||0.91||-||-|
|Specific Gravity (at 25/25°C)||0.90 - 0.92||-||ASTM D-891|
|Specific Heat (at 25°C)||1.79||J/g/°C||-|
|Surface Tension (at 20°C)||28.8||dynes/cm or mN/m||-|
|Vapor Density (air = 1)||6.6||-||-|
|Vapor Pressure (at 20°C - extrapolated)||4||mm Hg||-|
|Viscosity (at 25°C)||4.9||cP or mPa.s||-|
|Water Content||max. 0.30||wt%||ASTM D1364|
|Water in solvent||10.4||wt%||-|
|Boiling Point (760 mmHg, 1.01 bar)||230/446||°C/°F||-|
Regulatory & Compliance
Safety & Health
Dow encourages its customers and potential users to review their applications from the standpoint of human health and environmental aspects. To help ensure that Dow products are not used in ways for which they are not intended or tested, Dow personnel will assist customers in dealing with environmental and product safety considerations. Dow literature, including Material Safety Data Sheets, should be consulted prior to the use.
Packaging & Availability
Storage & Handling
|Container Type||Conditions of Handling||Conditions of Storage||Shelf Life||Deterioration Characteristics|
|Drum||-||Keep containers tightly closed when not in use, Do not store in aluminum, Store below 90 ºF||24 Months||Lowering of PH possible rise in color on prolonged standing.|
|Bulk||-||Keep containers tightly closed when not in use, Do not store in aluminum, Store below 90 ºF||6 Months||Lowering of PH possible rise in color on prolonged standing.|