CAS Number: 123-86-4
Synonyms: n-butyl acetate; butyl ethanoate; Acetic acid, n-butyl ester, Butile
N-butyl acetate is an organic compound commonly used as a solvent in the production of lacquers and other products. It is also used as a synthetic fruit flavoring in foods such as candy, ice cream, cheeses, and baked goods. Butyl acetate is found in many types of fruit, where along with other chemicals it imparts characteristic flavors. It is a colorless flammable liquid with a sweet banana-like smell.