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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

 Drums