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  • n. The mono-butyl ether of ethylene glycol; used as a solvent, and in cleaning products

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Examples

  • 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.

    Jerry Cope: Corexit Use Still Appears to Be Prevalent in the Gulf, Despite Official Statements

  • Corexit 9527A contains the solvent 2-butoxyethanol, which is a known human carcinogen and toxic to animals and other life.

    Scientific American

  • 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.

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  • They are awash in a lethal brew of oil and butoxyethanol. "

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