Trade name: 2-ethylhexanol
Chemical name: 2-ethylhexane-1-ol
CN: 2905 16 85

Unit: Grupa Azoty ZAK S.A.

Product description

Colourless, transparent liquid with characteristic odour. 


2-ethylhexyl alcohol >99.7 [%]
Water <0.05 [%]
Aldehydes expressed as 2-ethylhexanal <0.05 [%]
Acids expressed as acetic acid <0.01 [%]
Colour <5 [Pt-Co]
Density 0.832 - 0.834 [g/cm3]

Packaging and transport

2-ethylhexanol is loaded into steel railway tanks, tank containers or car tanks, which are also used for transport.
2-ethylhexanol must not be transported with strong oxidants and acids.
2-ethylhexanol is not hazardous product pursuant to the RID and ADR regulations.


Requirements for warehouse structures:
  • Local exhaust ventilation  removing vapours from the places of their emission, and general ventilation,
  • Protection against static electricity: discharge may cause ignition of organic vapours,
  • A sprinkler system to cool down tanks / containers with sprayed streams of water in case of fire, 
  • Impermeable floor  allowing collection of leaks and preventing their penetration into the sewerage system,
  • The electric, lighting and ventilation installations made in the EX standard,
  • The room should be cool and dry.

Storage conditions:
  • Store away from sources of ignition: smoking forbidden, 
  • Store containers tightly closed in a cool, well-ventilated place, 
  • Store and open containers carefully, 
  • Containers and tanks must be properly marked,
  • Tanks and containers must be made of materials resistant to 2-ethylhexanol,

Other comments:

Incompatible substances: strong oxidising agents.


Tech support: Andrzej Stypułkowski

phone: +48 77 481 25 52, 695 380 806

fax +48 77 481 25 50

Sales information: Agnieszka Kurpińska - Commercial Director of Oxoplast Business Unit

phone +48 77 481 25 53

fax +48 77 481 22 79



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