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  • Product Name: Isobutylbenzene
  • Other Names: (2-Methylpropyl)benzene
  • Cas No.: 538-93-2
  • Purity: 99%
  • MF: C10H14
  • Appearance: Colorless liquid
  • Package: Drum
  • Certificate: ISO
  • Application: It is a chemical compound that is primarily used as an intermediate in the production of other chemicals. It is commonly used as a raw material in the synthesis of various products in the petrochemical and chemical industries.
  • Sample: Available

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Isobutylbenzene is an organic compound with formula C10H14. It is a benzene ring that is connected to an isobutyl group (isobutyl is an isomer of a methyl group on butane, and its formula is C4H9). Isobutylbenzene is a colorless liquid with a distinctive aroma.

Product Parameter

Synonyms (2-Methylpropyl)benzene
Chemical Formula C10H14 CAS Number 538-93-2
Molar mass 134.222 g·mol−1 UN number 2709
Appearance Colorless liquid
Odor Aromatic
Density 0.853 g/cm3, liquid
Melting point −51 °C (−60 °F; 222 K)
Boiling point 170 °C (338 °F; 443 K)
Vapor pressure 4.2 mmHg (37.7 °C)
Acidity (pKa) >14 (Schwarzenbach et al., 1993)
Refractive index 1.486
Flash point 131 °F
Solubility Insoluble in water, soluble in ethanol, ether, benzene and acetone.
Solubility in water 0.01g/L
log P 4.8 at 23°C and pH6
Storage condition Flammables area



1. Solvent: isobutylbenzene has good solubility and can be used as an organic solvent for coatings, inks, adhesives and other industries. It can help dissolve or disperse other compounds in the solvent, improving the viscosity and adhesion of the paint.

2. Chemical intermediates: chemical isobutylbenzene can be used as an intermediate in organic synthesis. It can synthesize other organic compounds by substitution reaction, alkylation reaction, etc., such as some aromatic compounds, rubber purification agents, etc.

3. Fragrances and flavors: Due to the unique aroma of isobutadiene, it is often used in the manufacture of perfume, soap, shampoo, air fresheners and other fragrance products to give it a specific fragrance.

4. Polymer additives: isobutylbenzene can be used as a polymer additive. It can improve the properties of the polymer, such as enhancing the flexibility and heat resistance of the polymer, thus expanding the use of the polymer in different applications.

Multiple uses of products

It use in Chemical Manufacturing,Plastics and Polymers Industry,Pharmaceutical Industry,Petroleum Industry,Dye and Pigment Industry,Textile Industry.