Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

1,3-Butylene Glycol

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1750

n (1,3-butanediol) CH3CHOHCH2CH2OH. A colorless liquid made by catalytic hydrogenation of aldol (3-hydroxy-n-butyradehyde). Its most important use is as an intermediate in the manufacture of polyester plasticizers. Open image in new window

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA