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287725 Sigma-Aldrich

Butyl acetate

anhydrous, ≥99%

Synonym: n-Butyl acetate

  • CAS Number 123-86-4

  • Linear Formula CH3COO(CH2)3CH3

  • Molecular Weight 116.16

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1741921

  •  EC Number 204-658-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00009445

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57648328

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Properties

Related Categories Alcohol Acetates, Anhydrous Solvents, Biochemicals and Reagents, Fatty Acyls, Fatty Esters,
grade   anhydrous
vapor density   4 (vs air)
vapor pressure   15 mmHg ( 25 °C)
  8 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   DKPFZGUDAPQIHT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99%
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   790 °F
expl. lim.   7.6 %
impurities   <0.005% water
evapn. residue   <0.0005%
refractive index   n20/D 1.394 (lit.)
bp   124-126 °C (lit.)
mp   −78 °C (lit.)
density   0.88 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Description

General description

Butyl acetate is an aliphatic linear ester commonly used as an organic solvent in cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries and as a flavoring agent in food industry. It is a promising candidate as biofuel additive.

Packaging

1, 2 L in Sure/Seal™

100 mL in Sure/Seal™

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
RIDADR 
UN1123 - class 3 - PG 3 - Butyl acetates
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
AF7350000
Flash Point(F) 
73.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
23 °C

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