Product Profile


  • Agilis Product ID AGILIS142
  • Generic Name Isobutanol
  • Product Name Isobutanol
  • Chemical Name 2-methylpropan-1-ol
  • Chemical Formula C4H10O
  • CAS# 78-83-1
  • EC Number 201-148-0
  • plasticizer
  • Product Description
  • Critical Properties
  • Critical Specifications
  • Application Guide

Product Description

Isobutanol is an organic compound and a colorless, flammable liquid with a characteristic smell that is mainly used as a solvent. Isobutanol has a variety of technical and industrial applications.

  • Product Information
  • Major Applications
  • Resources
  • Application Guide

Product Information

Product Data Sheet

Major Applications

Isobutanol is used as feedstock in the manufacture of isobutyl acetate, which is used in the production of lacquer and similar coatings, and in the food industry as a flavoring agent. It is also a precursor of derivative esters which are used as plasticizers in plastics, rubbers, and other dispersions. It is a precursor of p-xylene, a building block for plastic bottles, textiles and clothing. Other applications include: varnish remover, paint solvent, ink ingredient, paint additive, gasoline additive, automotive polish additive, automotive paint cleaner additive, chemical extractant in production of organic compounds, mobile phase in thin layer chromatography, and is a potential gasoline alternative.


Application Guide


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