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  • Product Name: Butan-1-ol
  • Other Names: NBA
  • Cas No.: 71-36-3
  • Purity: 99.5%
  • MF: C4H10O
  • Appearance: Colourless, refractive liquid
  • Package: Drum
  • Certificate: ISO
  • Application: It is a primary alcohol commonly used as an industrial solvent and chemical intermediate in various industries. It has several applications due to its chemical properties.
  • Sample: Available

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Butan-1-ol, also known as 1-butanol, is an organic compound, chemical formula C4H10O, colorless transparent liquid, slightly soluble in water, soluble in ethanol, ether and other organic solvents, mainly used for the preparation of esters, plastic plasticizers, medicine, spray paint, can also be used as a solvent.

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Synonyms 1-Butanol, n-Butanol, n-Butyl alcohol, n-Butyl hydroxide, n-Propylcarbinol,
n-Propylmethanol, 1-Hydroxybutane, Methylolpropane
Chemical Formula C4H10O CAS Number 71-36-3
Molar mass 74.123 g·mol−1 UN number 1120
Appearance Colourless, refractive liquid
Odor banana-like, harsh, alcoholic and sweet
Density 0.81 g/cm3
Melting point −89.8 °C (−129.6 °F; 183.3 K)
Boiling point 117.7 °C (243.9 °F; 390.8 K)
Vapor pressure 0.58 kPa (20 °C) ILO International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC)
Acidity (pKa) 16.1
Refractive index 1.3993 (20 °C)
Flash point 35 °C (95 °F; 308 K)
Solubility very soluble in acetone
miscible with ethanol, ethyl ether
Solubility in water 73 g/L at 25 °C
Stability Stable. Incompatible with strong acids, strong oxidizing agents, aluminium, acid chlorides,
acid anhydrides, copper, copper alloys. Flammable.
log P 0.839
Storage condition Store at +5°C to +30°C.



1. Solvent: N-butanol is widely used as an organic solvent, used in the chemical industry to dissolve and dilute many organic substances. It can be used in coating, ink, resin, adhesive and other industries.

2. Chemical synthesis: NBA is a common reaction solvent and intermediate in organic synthesis. It can be used as solvent and catalyst in hydrogenation reaction, esterification reaction, dehydration reaction and acetone butanol fermentation.

3. Energy production: N-butanol is a renewable biofuel. It can be produced by biomass fermentation or chemical synthesis methods and is used as an alternative energy source to petroleum fuels.

4. Pharmaceutical and medical fields: n-butanol is rarely used in the pharmaceutical industry. However, it can be used as a carrier and solvent for drugs, or in some specific drug formulations.

Multiple uses of products

It use in Chemical Manufacturing,Pharmaceutical Industry,Paints and Coatings Industry,Cosmetics and Personal Care Industry,Food and Beverage Industry,Plastics and Polymers Industry,Biofuels and Alternative Energy