Butoxyne™ 497 intermediate

Mixed hydroxyethylethers of 2-butyne-1,4-diol. Butoxyne/Butyne 497 is a 100-percent active liquid with a melting point of approximately -15 °C.

Application Information




Metal Processing

Iron dissolution inhibitor in mineral acids, corrosion inhibitor during acid pickling, electroplating.


  • Corrosion inhibitor
  • Leveler and brightener

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Formulations and Solution Properties

Boiling point:   238°C
Vapor pressure:   2.5mm Hg @ 100°C
Flash point:   157°C
Melting point:   54°C
Specific gravity:   1.17 @ 25°C



Butoxyne 497 intermediate chemical structure

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Product Types or Functions

Metals and Metal Processing
Metal Processing
Corrosion Inhibitor, Leveler and Brightener