N-Butyl Acetate is a clear colorless liquid with a fruity odor. It is an active solvent for nitrocellulose, cellulose ethers, polymers, resins and oils.
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Normal Butyl Acetate (also known as n-butyl acetate, butyl acetate, and butyl ethanoate,) is an excellent solvent with a molecular formula of C6H12O2.
Due to its high solubility and dissolving power, ArChem Butyl Acetate is a suitable solvent for paint, coatings, printing inks, and aerosol sprays. main attributes of Archem Butyl Acetate are listed below:
Butyl Acetate is freely miscible with many organic solvents such as alcohols, ketones, glycols, aromatic and aliphatic hydrocarbons, ethers, etc. however, it has limited solubility in water. The chemical and physical properties of ArChem Butyl Acetate are listed below:
|Molecular Formula||C6H12O2 or CH3COO(CH2)3CH3|
|IUPAC name||butyl acetate|
|Molecular weight||116.16 g/mol|
|Density||0.882 g cm–3|
|Boiling Point||126.1 °C|
|Melting Point||−78 °C|
ArChem Butyl Acetate is used as an industrial solvent in paints, lacquers, coatings, cosmetics, leather, cleaning, etc. For example, due to Butyl Acetate’s low volatility, this product can be used in the production of lacquers and paints. Plus, it also has uses in the manufacture of adhesives and hardened coatings.
Some of ArChem Butyl Acetate uses include:
Butyl Acetate is produced by the Fischer esterification of butanol and acetic acid in the presence of sulfuric acid as a catalyst.
Storage conditions of ArChem Butyl Acetate are listed below:
Butyl acetate is a highly flammable chemical. It can be easily ignited by high temperatures and flames. Plus, Vapors may form explosive mixtures with air. So, the best precautions must be taken during the handling and distribution of this product. Some of the Symptoms related to the physical, chemical, and toxicological characteristics include:
Operators should wear filter-type gas masks, closed protective glasses, PVC gloves, and protective clothing when handling Butyl acetate to avoid contact with the body, skin, and eyes. If contaminated, hands should be washed immediately, and clothing should be removed and replaced.
This product has different uses including as a solvent for lacquer production, inks, adhesives, and polishes.
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exposure to Butyl Acetate can cause irritation, headache, dizziness, confusion, and respiratory problems.
Butyl Acetate is miscible with common solvents such as alcohols, ketones, aldehydes, ethers, glycols, and aliphatic hydrocarbons, but it has limited solubility in water.
Butyl Acetate is an industrial solvent for paints, coatings, adhesives, and printing inks.
Butyl Acetate is also known as butyl ethanoate and n-butyl acetate.