Butyl Acetate


Butyl Acetate

Applications: Solvent in nitrocellulose lacquers, leather dressings, perfumes, flavoring extracts; solvent for natural gums & synthetic resins; dehydrating agent.

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Product description

Appearance: colorless liquid, fruity odor. Soluble in alcohol, other & hydrocarbons, slighty soluble in water.

Product Information

Butyl ether of acetic acid, technical grade

Brand: A

GOST: 8981-78

Emoirical Formula: CH3COOCH2CH2CH2CH3

Physico-chemical properties

Quality performances
Standard requirements Actual Perfomances
Appearance Transparent liquid substance without mechanical impurities Satisfies
Chromaticity, units of Hasen, max. 10 Satisfies
Density at 20oC, g/cm3 0.880 – 0.882 0.882
Weight fraction of basic substance, %, min. 99.50 99.9
Weight fraction of acids in terms of acetic acid, %, max. 0.005 0.003
Weight fraction of fixed residue, %, max. 0.002 0.001
Temperature range of distillation at pressure 760 mm Hg: 95% (by volume) of product should be distilled off within temperature range, oC 122 – 127 126 – 127
Weight fraction of water, %, max 0.08 0.02
Relative volatility (by ethyl ether) 8 – 13 12


Packing: packaged in 180 kg metal drums.


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