4-Methoxy-1-butanol is used as a chemicals, pharmaceutical intermediates, reagents. 4-Methoxy-1-butanol is used with n-butyl acetate to improve dissolving power, drying time, and flow.
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Hazard Statements: H227
Precautionary Statements: P210u-P280a-P370+P378a-P403+P235-P501a
Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.