With the density of 0.88, boiling point at 124-128℃ and melting point at -76℃, n-butyl acetate is an excellent organic solvent. As a flammable colorless liquid, it can well dissolve cellulose acetate butyrate, ethyl cellulose, chlorinated rubber, polystyrene, and many natural gums and resins. Therefore, it is widely used for nitrocellulose cleaning and as a solvent for processing synthetic leather, fabric, and plastic. It is also used as extractant for all kinds of petroleum processing and pharmaceutical chemistry.
Solvent for synthetic leather production.
Used for fragrance formulation, including apricot, pear, banana, pineapple, etc.
Solvent for coatings.