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It is used as a perfuming agent in cosmetics industry. 2-Ethyl-1-butanol is used for the synthesis of various pharmaceutical compounds, such as novel branched Alkyl carbamates, acting as anticonvulsant agent. It is also a solvent used for various organic synthesis, separation processes and ionic liquids, and solvent mixtures for pharmaceutical applications . It is also used to make penetrating oils, corrosion inhibitors, plasticizers, and perfumes; as cleaning agent for printed circuits; and to improve flow of paints and varnishes.
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Hazard Statements: H226-H302+H312
Flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin.
Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P240-P241-P242-P243-P264b-P270-P280-P301+P312-P303+P361+P353-P312-P330-P363-P370+P378q-P501c
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. Rinse mouth. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant