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GreenScreen® Assessment(s) of 71-36-3, n-Butanol

n-Butanol compound

CAS#: 71-36-3
Chemical Name: n-Butanol

Chemical Synonyms: 1-Butanol; Butyl alcohol; n-Butyl alcohol; Butyl alcohol; Propyl carbinol; Butanol, 1-; n- Butan-1-ol; 1-Hydroxybutane; Butyl hydroxide; Propylmethanol; Butanolen; Butyric alcohol; Methylolpropane (ChemIDplus 2014)

Primary Applications: Hydraulic Fracturing, Processing Aids and Additives, Solvents

n-Butanol is a clear, colorless liquid that is flammable. It is classified as a primary alcohol and is used primarily as a chemical intermediate, as an ingredient in formulated products such as cosmetics, and as a solvent.
1. Solvent for paints, lacquers, varnishes, resins, gums, vegetable oils, dyes and alkaloids (HSDB 2010).
2. An intermediate in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and chemicals (HSDB 2010).
3. Employed in industries producing artificial leather, textiles, safety glass, rubber cement, shellac, raincoats, photographic films and perfumes (HSDB 2010).
4. Additives in beverages and foods (HSDB 2010).

Assessment(s) Available

Assessment of 71-36-3 71-36-3 n-Butanol (GS-217) by ToxServices, 2014-06-25


Assessment by ToxServices LLC Assessment Date: 06-25-14
Expiration Date: 06-25-17
Assessor: ToxServices LLC
Assessor Type*: GreenScreen Profiler
Assessment Type*: Certified
Template version: V1.2
Tracking number: GSI-90