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ArroChem’s Butyl Acetate is an organic compound belonging to the family of esters. It is a colorless liquid with a fruity, sweet aroma and is commonly used as a solvent in various industrial applications, including paints, coatings, adhesives, and cleaning products.

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Colorless liquid

Butyl ester of acetic acid.

Slightly soluble; soluble with many organic solvents.


0.88 - 0.90 g/cm³


Butyl Acetate finds a wide range of applications across industries due to its excellent solvency and low toxicity. Key applications include:

  • Paints and Coatings: Used as a solvent in paints, varnishes, lacquers, and other coatings to improve flow and leveling.
  • Adhesives and Sealants: Included in adhesive and sealant formulations to enhance performance and improve tack.
  • Cleaning Products: Found in household and industrial cleaning products for its ability to dissolve and remove various substances.
  • Chemical Manufacturing: Used as a reactant or solvent in chemical synthesis processes.
  • Printing Inks: Used as a solvent in printing ink formulations.



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