2-Ethylhexanoic acid, potassium salt; Hexanoic acid, 2-ethyl-, potassium salt; [ChemIDplus] Potassium-2-ethylcaproate, 2-Ethylcaproic acid, potassium salt; [Strem Chemicals MSDS]
Organic Acids, Metal Salts
Slightly yellow glassy solid; [Strem Chemicals MSDS]
Used as a catalyst for polyurethane systems (foams) and for unsaturated polyester resin systems (i.e. boats and shower stalls); [EPA ChAMP: Submission] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]
Metal carboxylates readily dissociate in water into the free metal and free acid; [EPA ChAMP: Submission] An irritant; [Strem Chemicals MSDS] See "2-Ethylhexanoic acid."
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: