What is Butyl Acetate?
Butyl acetate is a colorless, flammable liquid ester at room temperature. It is present in many types of fruit along with other chemicals, giving apples or bananas their sweet taste. It is used as a synthetic fruit flavoring in foods such as candy, ice cream, cheese, and baked goods. Butyl acetate is often used as a high-boiling solvent with moderate polarity. It is also used as a solvent in nail polish together with ethyl acetate.
The other three isomers of butyl acetate are isobutyl acetate, tert-butyl acetate and sec-butyl acetate.
How is Butyl Acetate produced?
Butyl acetate is commonly produced by Fischer esterification of butanol (or its isomer to make an isomer of butyl acetate) and acetic acid in the presence of catalytic sulfuric acid under reflux conditions by this reaction.
How does Butyl Acetate look?
It has the appearance of a colorless, fruity-sweet-smelling, flammable liquid.
What is the molecular formula of Butyl Acetate?
Molecular Formula: C6H12HE2
In which sectors is Butyl Acetate used?
- food production
- Cleaning and cosmetics industry
- paint industry
- leather production
- chemical industry
What are the usage areas (processes) of Butyl Acetate?
- It is used as a synthetic fruit flavoring in the production of products such as ice cream, candy, chewing gum and cheese in the food industry.
- Butyl acetate is used as essence in the production of cleaning and cosmetic materials.
- Butyl acetate is used as a solvent in the paint, leather and chemical industry. It is a high solubility solvent for resin, polymer, oils and adhesives.
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