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May 30, 2018

Description: 1,4-butanediol, BDO

Physical and chemical property: a thick, colourless liquid which is nearly odorless with a distinct bitter taste. Flammable liquid of colorless and oil-state in nature, it can be dissolved and mixed in water, methanol, ethanol, acetone and slightly soluble in ethyl ether.

Molecular formula: C4H10O2                     Molecular weight: 90.1
     Boiling point: 235℃                                     Melting point :20.1℃

     Flash point (open up) :121℃                    Relative density (d4-20):1.017

     Ignition temperature :370℃                      Rrefractive index :1.446


Molecular Formula: C4H10O2

CAS No:110-63-4






Carbonyl(mg KOH/g)




Packed in 200kg/drum 20 fcl=80drums=16mt or 21-22mt/ISO TANK


1. 1,4-butanediol is an important raw materials for organic and refined. It is the basic material for producing PBT plastics and fiber. 1, 4-Butanediol is an important organic chemicals and chemical raw materials. It is the basic raw materials for the production of polyethylene terephthalate (PBT) fiber and PBT engineering plastic , which is one of the five most promising engineering plastics.
2. 1,4-butanediol is the main raw material for producing THF, which is an important organic solvent and whose polymerization product polytetramethylene ether glycol (PTMEG) is the basic raw material for the production of high elastic spandex which is mainly used for the production of senior sports suits and swimming suits.

3. 1,4-butanediol is the main material for producing   -butyrolacton, which is widely used in pesticide, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and other industries. 1, 4-Butanediol is the main raw material for the production of γ-butyrolactone, which is mainly used for the production of α-pyrrolidone and N-methyl-2-pyrrolidinine (NMP). Their derivatives such as N-vinyl pyrrolidone and polyvinyl pyrrolidone are a series of high value-added products and are widely uesd in the production of pestcides, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

4. 1,4-butanediol is the main material for producing polyurethane artificial leather, polyurethane, elastomer and polyurethane sole glue. 1, 4-Butanediol is an important raw material for the production of polyurethane leather, polyurethane elastomer rubber and polyurethane soles. Polyurethane elastomer is widely used in the production of soles, solid tires and drive belts.

Storage and transportation: Industrial 1, 4 butanediol storage temperature is not lower than 20 DEG C, so as to avoid crystallization, should be filled with dry nitrogen sealed storage. Steel packaging products should be stored in dry, ventilated environment. 1, 4-Butanediol should be packaged in 200 liter nitrogen-sealed steel drums which adopts GB/T325.1 standards and ISO tank.

     It must maintain its temperature not below 20℃ during storage and transportation which can avoid crystallization and be good for loading and unloading.

     When transported , it should prevent sun-scorched and rain-drenched and be far away from the fire sources , heat sources and hot gases zone.