Di Butyl Phthalate (DBP)

Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) is an organic compound which is commonly used as a plasticizer because of its low toxicity and wide liquid range. With the chemical formula C6H4(CO2C4H9)2, it is a colorless oil, although commercial samples are often yellow.


Melting Point−35 °C
Boiling Point340 °C
Density1.05 g/cm3 at 20 °C

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Solvents


  • Polymers
  • Lubricants

Synonyms: Butylphthalate

Chemical Formula: C16H22O4

CAS Number: 84-74-2