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COSMETICS + AEROSOLS | N-BUTYL ACETATE

N-Butyl Acetate

Description
N-butyl acetate (nornal-butyl acetate) is a chemical compound with a molecular formula of C6H12O2.  This product is a colourless liquid that has a fruity banana odour.  This product is highly flammable with a flash point of 24° C and a flammability rating of 3.   It is highly miscible with all common organic solvents (alcohols, ketones, glycols, esters) but has only slight miscibility in water.

Applications
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.

Cas: 123-86-4

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