Product Profile

tert-Butyl Acetate

  • Agilis Product ID AGILIS171
  • Generic Name tert-Butyl Acetate
  • Product Name tert-Butyl Acetate
  • Chemical Name Acetic Acid, tert-butyl ester
  • Chemical Formula C6H12O2
  • CAS# 540-88-5
  • EC Number 208-760-7
  • Gas drying
  • Product Description
  • Critical Properties
  • Critical Specifications
  • Application Guide

Product Description

tert-Butyl Acetate is manufactured from acetic acid and isobutylene. It is a colorless flammable liquid with a camphor or blueberry-like scent. It is used as a solvent for many applications.

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  • Major Applications
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  • Application Guide

Product Information

Product Data Sheet

Major Applications

Used as a solvent in industrial coatings, inks and adhesives, lacquers, enamels, thinners, and as an intermediate in pharmaceuticals, and industrial cleaners


Application Guide


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