2-ethylhexanol technical (isooctyl spirit)
2-ethylhexanol — It is a colourless liquid. 2-Ethylhexanol is a raw material for the production of plasticisers used in the manufacture of cable insulation and car finishes. It is used as a solvent (for plastics and lacquers), as a defoamer, as a component of perfumery compositions and in the production of herbicides, cetane-boosting additives and oil additives. 2-Ethylhexanol esters are used for the manufacture of packaging materials in the food industry.