n-Butyl Acetate (NBUTAC) is a colorless flammable liquid at room temperature. n-Butyl acetate is found in many types of fruits where along with other chemicals it imparts characteristic flavors and has a sweet smell of banana or apple.
- CAS #: 123-86-4
- EINECS #: 204-658-1
- Synonyms: Acetic Acid, Butyl Ester; Butac; Butyl Acetate; Normal Butyl Acetate
- Formula: C6H12O2
n-Butyl Acetate is a colorless liquid at is considered flammable. n-Butyl Acetate has flashpoint of 84 F and evaporation rate of 100. BUTAC is a non-HAP material with a fruity ester like odor. Butyl Acetate is considered a medium boiling ester solvent. BUTAC has good blush resistance and great leveling/gloss characteristics.
- UN: 1123
- ERG: 129
- Class: 3
- Packing Group: III
The most common applications for n-Butyl Acetate is in inks, adhesives and lacquers. Other common applications include paint solvents, nail polish, fragrances, and extraction of other chemicals.