Dibutyl Sebacate

(BANM, USAN, pINNM)
Dibutyl Sebacate Chemical formula

Chemical information

Sebacato de dibutilo.
Chemical formula: C18H34O4 = 314.5.
CAS — 109-43-3.

Pharmacopoeias.

In USNF.

USNF 26

(Dibutyl Sebacate). It consists of esters of n-butyl alcohol and saturated dibasic acids, principally sebacic acid. A colourless, oily liquid of very mild odour. Practically insoluble in water and in glycerol; soluble in alcohol, in isopropyl alcohol, and in liquid paraffin; very slightly soluble in propylene glycol. Store in airtight containers.

Profile

Dibutyl sebacate is a plasticiser used in pharmaceutical formulation of tablets (including modified release), beads, and granules, and microcapsule preparations. It is also used as a food flavouring.
Published May 08, 2019.