Butyl acetate
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Butyl acetate
Alias
Acetic acid, butyl ester
n-Butyl acetate
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Esters
CAS No.
123-86-4
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C6H12O2
Molecular Weight: 116.16
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Odor: strong floral aroma.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water; 25℃, 8.4g/L[1]. soluble in ethanol.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: rat oral LD50: 10768mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 6000mg/Kg.
Reproductive effect.
Human toxicity[1]: human inhalation TDLo: 200ppm.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, masking abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as perfume.
Use as solvent, paint remover.
Perfume, solvent in personal care products.
Perfume in food.
Cleansing agent in industrial cleaning.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:123-86-4
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