Tert-Butyl Acetate (TBAC)

Other Trading Names:

  • Acetic acid tert-butyl ester

CAS Number: 540-88-5

HS Code: 29153300

Types of Packaging:

  • 200kg Drum
  • 180kg Drum
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Tert-Butyl Acetate (TBAC)

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Chromaticity (Pt-Co)

≤ 10


≥ 99.5%

Free Acid Content (based on Acetic acid)

≤ 0.05%

Water Content

≤ 0.03%

2,4,4-three methyl 1 pentene


Tertiary Butyl Alcohol


Evaporation Residue

≤ 0.002%

Density (20 ℃),g/cm 3

0.860 — 0.866

Chemical Description

  • Tert-butyl acetate (TBAC) is a colorless liquid characterized by a distinct fruity odor, commonly utilized as a versatile solvent in various industrial applications, owing to its exceptional solvency properties and chemical stability.
  • Derived from the esterification reaction between tert-butanol and acetic acid, TBAC emerged as a crucial component in the synthesis of a wide array of chemical compounds, offering a robust platform for diverse manufacturing processes.
  • TBAC's remarkable ability to dissolve an extensive range of substances, encompassing resins, oils, and polymers, underscores its significance in industries reliant on efficient dissolution and formulation.
  • Noteworthy is TBAC's equilibrium between low volatility and a high boiling point, ensuring optimal evaporation rates and prolonged shelf-life, thereby enhancing the efficacy and longevity of formulated products.
  • In the automotive sector, TBAC stands as a preferred solvent for paints, coatings, and adhesives, facilitating streamlined application processes and impeccable surface finishes, which are crucial for both aesthetic appeal and functional performance.
  • Similarly, in the realm of cosmetics and personal care products, TBAC assumes a pivotal role as a solvent for fragrances, enabling the creation of scented formulations that exhibit enhanced stability and sustained olfactory impact.
  • Furthermore, TBAC's indispensable contribution to pharmaceutical manufacturing cannot be overstated, as it serves as a vital solvent for active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and excipients, ensuring precise formulation and reliable drug delivery mechanisms.
  • TBAC's versatility extends to the realm of specialty chemicals, where its ability to dissolve both polar and nonpolar compounds renders it invaluable in the synthesis of bespoke chemical products tailored to specific industrial needs.
  • Additionally, TBAC finds application in the formulation of cleaning agents and degreasers, owing to its potent solvency that effectively dissolves grease, oils, and other contaminants, facilitating thorough cleaning and maintenance procedures.
  • Importantly, TBAC's relatively low toxicity and favorable environmental profile position it as a conscientious choice for industries seeking to align with sustainability objectives and stringent regulatory standards, thereby further enhancing its appeal and widespread adoption across diverse industrial sectors.
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