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- n. The mono-butyl ether of ethylene glycol; used as a solvent, and in cleaning products
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Initially, BP, the Coast Guard, NOAA, and the EPA admitted to using the more toxic 9527, which contains 2-butoxyethanol, in concentrations exceeding 50% of the dispersant. 2-butoxyethanol is known to bioaccumulate in the marine food chain.
Corexit 9527A contains the solvent 2-butoxyethanol, which is a known human carcinogen and toxic to animals and other life.
She said the 24 840 bottles, which were put on the market in mid-March, were recalled after tests showed some of the raw materials used in the manufacturing of the product were found to be contaminated with acetone and butoxyethanol chemicals.
They are awash in a lethal brew of oil and butoxyethanol. "