BUTYL ACETATE is a chemical product and Arena Petro Gas is in position to supply and export it directly from the top producers through its trading services according to the following specification and technical properties.
Butyl acetate is an organic compound with the formula CH3CO2(CH2)3CH3. It an ester derive from n-butanol and acetic acid. It is a colorless, flammable liquid with a fruity smell of banana or apple.
BUTYL ACETATE has many uses in different industries, such as:
- Paints and coatings: Butyl acetate is a common solvent for paints, lacquers, varnishes, and enamels. It helps to dissolve resins and improve the flow and gloss of the coating. It also reduces the viscosity and drying time of the paint.
- Adhesives: Butyl acetate use as a solvent for adhesives, such as rubber cement, contact cement, and pressure-sensitive tapes. It helps to dissolve the adhesive components and improve the bonding strength and flexibility.
- Cosmetics and personal care products: Butyl acetate use as a solvent for nail polish and nail polish remover. It helps to dissolve the nail polish ingredients and prevent them from clumping or drying out. It also gives a pleasant smell to the product.
- Food and beverages: Butyl acetate use as a flavoring agent for various fruits, such as banana, apple, pear, pineapple, and strawberry. It imparts a sweet and fruity taste to the food or drink.
The technical specifications of butyl acetate:
- Purity: 99.5% min - Water content: 0.05% max - Acidity (as acetic acid): 0.01% max - Color (Pt-Co): 10 max - Density (20°C): 0.878-0.883 g/mL - Boiling point (760 mmHg): 126°C - Flash point: 22°C - Refractive index (20°C): 1.394