Butyl carbitol is a colorless, flammable, hygroscopic, odorless liquid
0.96 @20 C
It is fully miscible in water and most organic solvents such as alcohols, chloroform, carbon tetrachloride, benzene, toluene and so on. Aliphatic hydrocarbons have a low solubility in butyl carbitol.
6.5 cP @20 C
Latex coalescent in water-based architectural and industrial coatings. Coupling agent and solvent in household and industrial cleaners, rust removers, hard surface cleaners and disinfectants. Primary solvent in solvent-based silk screen printing inks.
Outside or detached storage is preferred. Inside storage should be in a standard flammable liquids storage room or cabinet. Separate from oxidizing materials.