Butyl Acetate

Butyl acetate has the alternate names n-butyl acetate, butyl ester, and butyl ethanoate. It appears naturally in fruits such as apples, and it creates the essence of flavors associated with those fruits. Butyl Acetate has numerous applications that serve a wide range of purposes. Brenntag North America partners with butyl acetate suppliers across the world to provide top-quality solvents and ingredients. Count on us to meet your needs for specialty distributed additives.


Melting Point- 78°C
Boiling Point124-126 °C
Flash Point23 °C
Density0.88 g/mL at 25 °C

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Solvents


  • Coatings & Construction

Synonyms: 1-acetoxybutane I butyl ethanoate

Chemical Formula: C6H12O2

CAS Number: 123-86-4