Butyl Acetate

(USAN, rINN)
Butyl Acetate Chemical formula
Synonyms: Acetato de butilo; Butylu octan. n-Butyl acetate.
Cyrillic synonym: Бутилацетат.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C6H12O2 = 116.2.
CAS — 123-86-4.

Description.

Butyl acetate is a clear, colourless flammable liquid with a strong fruity odour. Wt per mL about 0.88 g. B.p. 123° to 126°. Slightly soluble in water; miscible with alcohol. Store in airtight containers.

💊 Adverse Effects

Butyl acetate is irritant. High concentrations may cause CNS depression.

💊 Uses

Butyl acetate is used as an industrial solvent and as an extraction solvent in food processing.
Published October 11, 2018.