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Butyl Acetate CAS 123-86-4

Molecular Formula: C6H12O2

Formula Weight: 116.16

ZSpharmac: Butyl Acetate Supplier Manufacturers

Product Name: Butyl Acetate
CAS No: 123-86-4
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Butyl Acetate
Other Names:N-Butyl acetate
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Colorless Liquid
EINECS No.:204-658-1
Storage:Store at +5°C to +30°C.
Provide:Butyl Acetate MSDS;
Butyl Acetate COA

What is Butyl Acetate?

Butyl Acetate, whose Chinese name is butyl acetate or butyl acetate, is a colorless liquid with a fruity aroma and is an ester compound. Its chemical formula is C7H16O2, its molecular weight is 116.20 g/mol, and its CAS registration number is 123-86-4. Butyl Acetate is a commonly used organic solvent.

Butyl Acetate Property

Melting point 

-78 °C (lit.)

Boiling point 

124-126 °C (lit.)


0.88 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

vapor density 

4 (vs air)

vapor pressure 

15 mm Hg ( 25 °C)

refractive index 

n20/D 1.394(lit.)


74 °F

storage temp. 

Store at +5°C to +30°C.







Specific Gravity

0.883 (20/20℃)


Characteristic; agreeable fruity (in low concentrations); non residual.


6.2 (5.3g/l, H2O, 20℃)(External MSDS)

explosive limit


Odor Threshold


Odor Type


Water Solubility 

0.7 g/100 mL (20 ºC)


Butyl Acetate Uses

Paint and Paint Industry: Butyl Acetate is widely used as a solvent in coatings and paints because it can effectively dissolve a variety of resins and additives while having good volatility, which helps the coating dry quickly and form a smooth surface. It is used in wood paints, automotive paints, architectural coatings and printing inks.

Cleaners and Degreasers: Due to its strong ability to dissolve greases and resins, Butyl Acetate is used as a precision cleaner, particularly in the electronics industry, for cleaning circuit boards and other sensitive electronic components. It also acts as an efficient solvent for removing adhesives, paints and other organic residues.

Pharmaceutical industry: In the pharmaceutical field, Butyl Acetate can be used as a reaction medium, extraction agent or solvent, participate in drug synthesis, separation and purification processes, and as an auxiliary ingredient in certain drug formulations.

Flavors and Fragrances: Although less commonly used than other ester compounds, Butyl Acetate is occasionally used as an ingredient in flavors to temper or enhance certain fragrances, especially in perfumes and cosmetics, due to its slight fruity aroma.

Plastics and rubber processing: In plastics and rubber manufacturing, Butyl Acetate can be used as a plasticizer to help improve the processing properties of materials, such as increasing plasticization efficiency and making products softer and more elastic.

Leather processing: During leather processing, Butyl Acetate can be used as a solvent and additive to help soften the leather, enhance its luster, and contribute to the even distribution of dyes and coatings.

Laboratory and scientific research: As a common solvent in chemical laboratories, Butyl Acetate is used as a medium for chemical reactions, extraction and purification of samples, and as a mobile phase in chromatographic analysis.

Printing industry: In the printing industry, Butyl Acetate is used to dilute ink, improve its fluidity, ensure printing quality, and is also used to clean printing equipment.

Prominent Applications of Butyl Acetate in Cosmetics

  1. Solvent: Butyl Acetate is used as a solvent in nail polish, nail polish remover, and other cosmetics that require rapid evaporation and film formation. It helps dissolve resins, pigments and other ingredients that are not easily soluble in water, making the product easy to apply and dry quickly after application to a smooth, even film.
  2. Adjuster: In some cosmetic products, such as eye shadow, mascara and lip gloss, Butyl Acetate can be used to adjust the viscosity and consistency of the product, improve the smoothness and ductility during use, and help improve the stability of the product. Prevent delamination or sedimentation.
  3. Odor improvement: Butyl Acetate has a slight fruit aroma. Although it is not the main source of fragrance in cosmetics, its presence can mask the bad smell of certain chemical ingredients to a certain extent and enhance the sensory experience of the product.
  4. Cleaning and removal: In some special cosmetic cleaning products, Butyl Acetate can be used as one of the active ingredients to remove waterproof or long-lasting cosmetics, such as professional-grade makeup remover, because it can effectively dissolve the aggregates in long-lasting makeup. materials and paints.

Butyl Acetate Advantages

Good solubility: Butyl Acetate has excellent solubility and can dissolve many resins, greases, waxes, dyes and other organic compounds, making it indispensable in products such as coatings, inks, adhesives and cleaners. Solvent components.

Fast evaporation: Butyl Acetate has a fast evaporation rate, which makes it particularly useful in applications that require fast drying, such as nail polish, spray paint and printing ink, helping to shorten production cycles and improve efficiency.

Good compatibility: It has good compatibility with many resins, plastics and other solvents, which makes Butyl Acetate more flexible in formula design and easy to mix with other components without adverse reactions.

Stability: Under storage and use conditions, Butyl Acetate is relatively stable and not prone to oxidation or decomposition, which helps maintain the consistency of product quality and extends the shelf life of the product.

Fruity Aroma: Butyl Acetate has a slight fruity aroma, which allows it to provide a pleasant odor experience in certain applications, such as flavor and fragrance formulation, although this is not its primary use.

Environmental friendliness: Compared with some traditional solvents, Butyl Acetate is relatively easy to degrade in the environment, has less impact on the environment, and meets the environmental protection requirements of modern industry.


National Center for Biotechnology Information (2024). PubChem Compound Summary for CID 31272, Butyl acetate. Retrieved April 28, 2024 from https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Butyl-acetate.

As a company specializing in the production and supply of Butyl Acetate raw materials, we are committed to providing customers with high-quality products and preferential prices. We have rich experience and technology to ensure product quality and stable supply. No matter where you are, we can provide you with the Butyl Acetate raw materials you need to support your production and research and development.

We always adhere to the principle of honest operation, strictly control product quality, and serve every customer with a customer-first attitude. Over the years, we have established good cooperative relationships with customers at home and abroad and won their trust and praise.

If you have needs or are interested in our products, please contact our service staff directly, we will wholeheartedly provide you with the best quality services and products. Looking forward to cooperating with you and developing together!

Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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