1.4 Butanediol (BDO)

Quick Details



Molecular formula: C4H10O2

Molecular weight: 90.12


Product Properties

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.
Boiling point 235
, melting point 20.1, flash point (open up) 121, relative density (d4-20)1.017, ignition temperature 370 and refractive index 1.446.



Mainly use of BDO for the production of gather PBT ester, THF, polytetrahydrofuran gamma-irradiation, butyl lactone, polyurethane artificial leather, PU sole polyurethane

 elastomer and glue.1.4-butyl glycol has good absorbency and increased flexibility, can use as gelatin softener and absorbent, cellophane and other papers treatment

agent. Also can be prepared to make N-Methyl pyrrole, N-vinyl pyrrole and other pyrrale derivatives, and for the preparation of vitamin B6, pesticides, herbicides and

various processes of solvent, plasticizer, lubricants, humidification agent, softness, adhesives and brightener of electroplating industry.


Specification of BDO


Quality Index


Purity (Wt. %)

99.50 min

Color (Pt-Co)

7 max

Water Content ( ppm)

300 max




200 kg Drum, IBC Tank or ISO Tank.