What is Isobutyl Acetate

Acetates have a characteristic fruity odour which makes them a great component of perfumes and in flavouring. It used as a chemical intermediate to manufacture pharmaceuticals, synthetic flavouring, cleaners, and other organic compounds. It is also used in the paints and coatings industry for wood varnishes, architectural coatings, printing inks and adhesives.

  • Synonyms: 2-Methylpropyl Ethanoate
  • INCI: Isobutyl Acetate
  • Chemical Formula: C6H12O2
  • CAS Number: 110-19-0

Product Specifications

Chemical Formula C6H12O2
CAS Number 110-19-0
Molar Weight 116.16g/mol
Specific Gravity 0.873
Melting Point −99 °C
Boiling Point 118 °C
Flash Point 17.7 °C
Forms Clear colourless liquid
Grades Technical

Uses and Applications for Isobutyl Acetate

Key Applications

  • Cleaning products
  • Cosmetics
  • Food additives
  • Fragrances
  • Household industrial
  • Paints and coatings
  • Personal care products


  • Food and Nutrition
  • Polymers
  • Pharma
  • Oil & Gas
  • Cleaning
  • Rubber
  • Cosmetics
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Coatings & Construction

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