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Normal Butyl Alcohol (NBA)


Normal Butyl Alcohol (NBA)

Normal Butyl Alcohol (NBA) or NBA is a clear, colorless liquid that is flammable. The Normal Butyl Alcohol (NBA) has a characteristic banana like odor and is used to produce other chemicals, as an ingredient, in formulated products such as cosmetics and as a solvent.

Applications :
  • Solvents - for paint, coatings, varnishes, resins, gums, dyes, camphor, vegetables oils, fats, waxes, shellac, rubbers and alkaloids
  • Plasticizers - to improve how a plastic material processes
  • Coating - as a solvent for a variety of applications, such as curable lacquers and cross linked baking finishes
  • Chemical intermediate or raw material - for producing many other chemicals and plastics, including safety glass, hydraulic fluids and detergents formulations
  • Textiles - as a swelling agent and manufacturing garments from coated fabric
  • Cosmetics - including eye make up, foundations, lipsticks, nail care products, personal hygiene products and shaving products
  • Antibiotics, hormones, and vitamins
  • Laboratory chemicals - as a solvent for liquid chromatography
  • Paint manufacture - as a alcohol solvent
  • Rubber manufacture - as a solvent
  • Wood strains and varnishes - as a varnish solvent