Transparent liquid, without suspended impurities
n-Butyl acetate is used as solvent in coating, lacquer, printing
ink, adhesive, leatheroid, nitrocellulose, etc.
It is the solvent of some cosmetics, acting as medium boiling
solvent of nail polishes to dissolve the epithelium forming agents,
like: nitrocellulose, acrylate and alkyd resins. It also can be
used to prepare the remover of nail polishes. It is often mixed
with ethyl acetate while in use.
n-Butyl acetate is normally delivered in bulk with stainless steel
or carbon steel tank trucks. At customer's request, it can also be
packed in steel drums.
Acidity(As CH3COOH)/wt% max.
Color/(Pt-Co units) max.
Nonvolatile Matter/wt% max.
Characteristic, no peculiar smell; no residual