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Polybutene CAS 9003-28-5

Molecular Formula: C4H8

Formula Weight: 56.10632

ZSpharmac: Polybutene Supplier

Product Name: Polybutene
CAS No: 9003-28-5
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Polybutene
Other Names:Polybutenes 95%
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:White Pellets
Provide:Polybutene MSDS;
Polybutene COA

What is Polybutene?

Polybutene (Polybutene, sometimes also called Polybutylene or Polybuten) is an inert polymer, mainly polymerized from butene monomer. It belongs to the polyolefin family and has similarities with polypropylene and polyethylene, both of which are common plastic materials. Characteristics of polybutylene include good flexibility, resistance to chemicals, weathering, and relatively low density, which allow it to find applications in a variety of industries.

Polybutene Property

Melting point 104 °C
density 0.91 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
form pellets
OdorData not available.
Stability:Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.


Uses of Polybutene

1. Piping system
Polybutylene has excellent corrosion resistance, long-term thermal stability and good mechanical properties, which make it an ideal material for manufacturing water supply pipes, heating system pipes and gas pipes. Polybutylene piping systems are popular for their ease of installation, long life, and low maintenance costs.

2. Cosmetics and personal care products
In the cosmetics and personal care industries, low molecular weight polybutenes (such as polyisobutylene) are often used as film formers, thickeners and adhesives, especially in lipsticks, nail polishes, sunscreens and skin care products. They provide smoothness, water resistance and improved adhesion of products to the skin.

3. Lubricant and fuel additives
Certain forms of polybutene, especially polyisobutylene, are used as additives in advanced lubricants to improve the oil’s viscosity-temperature properties and reduce wear due to their excellent lubricity and stability. They can also be used as additives in gasoline and diesel to improve fuel lubricity and combustion efficiency.

4. Adhesives and Sealing Materials
The adhesiveness and flexibility of polybutylene make it an ideal choice for making high-performance adhesives and sealing materials, which are widely used in construction, automotive, packaging and other industries. They effectively seal and bond a variety of substrates, providing long-term protection and stable connections.

5. Wire and cable insulation materials
Polybutylene has good electrical insulation properties and heat resistance, and can be used as an insulation layer and sheath material for wires and cables to ensure the safety and reliability of power transmission. Especially in high-voltage cables, the impregnated oil form of polybutylene can improve the life and safety of the cable.

6. Packaging materials
In the packaging industry, polybutylene films are widely used in food packaging, shrink films, multi-layer composite films and other fields due to their high transparency, good strength, and strong heat sealability. They help extend food shelf life and provide good presentation.

7. Other industrial applications
Polybutene is also used in the production of high elastic materials, rubber modifiers, hot melt adhesives, printing inks and as a modifier for various plastic products to improve the flexibility, impact resistance and processing performance of the material.

Prominent Applications of Polybutene in Cosmetics

1. Film-forming agent
Polybutylene forms a thin, flexible film, which is particularly important in lipsticks, nail polishes and sunscreen products. In lipsticks, it helps increase the longevity of the product, making the color adhere more firmly to the lips while providing smooth application and shine. In nail polish, polybutylene forms a film that enhances gloss and wear resistance. Sunscreen products use the film-forming properties of polybutylene to enhance the waterproof effect, allowing the sunscreen ingredients to remain on the skin surface longer.

2. Thickeners and stabilizers
In lotions, creams and other cosmetics that require a specific consistency, polybutene is used as a non-ionic thickener to increase the volume and stability of the product and improve its texture without affecting transparency. This property is crucial for creating cosmetics that both have a good sensory experience and are shelf-stable.

3. Adhesive
In makeup formulations, polybutene is used as a binder to help powdered or granular ingredients (such as pigments in eye shadow, blush) better adhere to each other or adhere to the skin, thereby enhancing the color’s appearance. Saturation and persistence.

4. Oil control and waterproofing
Due to polybutene’s hydrophobic nature, it is used in some cosmetics to control skin oil and reduce shine while providing a degree of water resistance. This is especially beneficial for cosmetics used in summer or on oily skin.

5. Softness and smoothness
Polybutene provides a soft and slippery feel in skin care products, making the product feel more comfortable when used. This is especially important in skin care products such as body lotion, hand cream and other products, which helps to improve the user experience.


National Center for Biotechnology Information. “PubChem Compound Summary for CID 7844, 1-Butene” PubChemhttps://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/1-Butene. Accessed 28 May, 2024.

As a company specializing in the production and supply of Polybutene 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 Polybutene 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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