What is 1,3-Butane Diol

An important commercial chemical, it is widely used in personal care products and especially cosmetics like sunscreen, lotions and hair products. 1,3- ButaneDiol is also used as a food flavouring agent. Recently, it has also been used for the synthesis of anti-cancer agents and as an agent in the treatment of diabetes. The compound is a colorless, water-soluble liquid. It has no large scale uses. It is one of four stable structural isomers of butanediol.

  • INCI: 1,3-Butane Diol
  • Chemical Formula: C4H10O2
  • CAS Number: 107-88-0

Product Specifications


Chemical Formula C4H10O2
CAS Number 107-88-0
Molar Weight 90.122 g/mol
Melting Point -50°C
Boiling Point 207.5°C
Flash Point 121°C

Uses and Applications for 1,3-Butane Diol


  • Pharma
  • Cleaning
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Cosmetics
  • Rubber

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