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1,4-Butanediol (BDO) is a diol of butane with two hydroxyl groups. 1,4-Butanediol is an organic liquid, which can be produced via three different processes on Acetylene + Formaldehyde (Reppe), by butane or propylene oxide to allyl alcohol and then via the hydroformylation to 1,4-Butanediol (BDO).

EINECS-No. 203-786-5
CAS-No. 110-63-4

Formula: C4H10O2
Customs Tariff code: 29053.90

Synonym: 1,4-Butylene glycol | 1,4-Tetramethylene glycol | Tetramethylene glycol | 1,4-Dihydroxybutane | Butane-1,4-diol | Butanediol | 1,4-BD, Tetramethylene-1,4-diol        
Uses/Applications: 1,4-Butanediol (BDO) finds its application in various areas:

– in the production of reactive diluants
– in the production of instrument disinfectants
– as a carrier liquid for ultrasonic application in metal degreasing
– in cast resin / epoxy resins
– in the production of Polybtuylenterephthalat (with DMT or TPA)
– for the manufacture of various chemical products such as 1,4-butanediol di (meth) acrylate
  or Butandiodiglycidylether (BDDE)