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Butyl Acetate

CAS # 123-86-4

DESCRIPTION

Butyl acetate (also known as n-butyl acetate) is a chemical compound with a molecular formula of C6H12O2. Butyl acetate is the acetate ester of butanol. Butyl acetate appears as a clear colorless liquid with a fruity odor. It is highly miscible with all common organic solvents (alcohols, ketones, glycols, esters) but has only slight miscibility in water.

PROPERTIES

Butyl Acetate

99.8 wt.%

Butanol

0.2 wt.%

Acidity as Acetic Acid

0.001 wt.%

Water by KF

0.007 wt.%

Color

3 PTCO

Appearance

Pass

 

APPLICATION

·         The most common use of normal butyl acetate is as a solvent in the production of lacquers and paints.

 

·         Its other major use is in the creation of adhesives and hardened coatings.

 

 

·         Normal butyl acetate is also used in the pharmaceutical industry as a solvent or an extraction agent.

 

·         Its minor uses include cosmetic products, fragrance solvent in perfumes, as an anti-corrosive agent, in cleaning and car care products.

 

 

·         It is also used in the synthetic fruit flouring industry.

 

·                  The main user end markets are the paints/lacquers, coatings, cosmetics, leather, cleaning and the pharmaceutical industries.

 

 

 

PACKAGING OPTIONS

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