Butyl acetate


What is Butyl acetate ?

N-Butyl acetate is a clear colorless liquid with a fruit odor. It is miscible with a number organic solvents; almost insoluble in water. n-Butyl acetate can be easily hydrolyzed in presence of acids or alkali solutions.


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Appearance (visual color) Transparent liquid, colorless to slightly yellowish
Colority, Hazen units, max 10
Density at 20°C, g/cm³ 0,809-0,811
Butyl Acetate Min 99,50%
Mass Fraction of Water Max 0,05%
Mass fraction of acids in terms of acetic acid Max 0,003%
Mass fraction of non-volatile residue, %, max 0,001