Butyl Acetate 

Alternative Names: Butac, n-Butyl Acetate, Normal Butyl Acetate,

CAS Number: 123-86-4 EC Number: 204-658-1

Typical Properties:

Formula:  C6H12O2 
Molecular mass:  116.2 
Boiling point:  126°C 
Melting Point:  -77°C 
Flash Point:  22°C 


Normal Butyl acetate is a colourless, flammable liquid that has a sweet, fruity odour. It is a type of ester, a chemical compound made from reacting an alcohol with a carboxylic acid. Butyl acetate is used in a variety of industries and applications due to its solubility, fast-evaporating nature, and characteristic fruity odour. It is an effective solvent for coatings, adhesives, printing inks, fragrances, flavours, and chemical intermediates. As an adhesive butyl acetate is also used as a solvent in the production of adhesives such as acrylic and vinyl adhesives. It dissolves and mixes adhesive components, improves bonding strength, and provides flexibility and durability to the adhesive.


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