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    • Molecular formula: C4H10O2
    • Molar mass: 90.121
    • CAS Registry Number: Not available
    • Appearance: Not available
    • Melting point: -50
    • Boiling point: Not available
    • Solubility: Water, 1e+006 mg/L (25 deg C)
    • Safety sheet: Not available
    • Spectra: ChemSpider (IR), NMRShiftDB 13C NMR, Massbank MS (1, 2, 3, 4), also check on SDBS. Add Spectra (Help).

    From Wikipedia

    1,2-Butanediol is a vic-diol (glycol) first described by Charles-Adolphe Wurtz in 1859. It is produced industrially as a byproduct of the production of 1,4-butanediol from butadiene, and is also a byproduct of the catalytic hydrocracking of starches and sugars such as sorbitol to ethylene glycol and propylene glycol. It is used to produce polyester resins and plasticizers,

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    Other names

    1,2-Butanediol (IUPAC Name); butane-1,2-diol