Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

n-Butyl Acetate

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1727

n CH3COOC4H9. Limpid, colorless liquid with fruity odor. Prepared by heating and distillation, after contact of n-butyl alcohol with acetic acid in the presence of a catalyst such as sulfuric acid. Solvent used in production of lacquers, natural gums and synthetic resins. Open image in new window

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA