CHARACTERISTICS

  • It is a colorless, odorless liquid crystal

FREEZING POINT

– 35 OC

DENSITY

  • 1.0484

VISCOSITY

  • 0.203

DISTILLATION RANGE

  • 227 to 235 OC

FLASH POINT

  • 171 OC

REFRECTIVE INDEX

  • 1.4915

BOILING POINT

340 OC

VAPOUR PRESSURE

  • 1.1mm

AUTO IGNITION TEMPERATURE

398.8 OC

PREPARATION

  • Obtained by treating N-butyl alcohol with phthalic anhydride

PRECAUTION

  • It is a highly poisonous chemical compound

GRADES

  • Technical, 99 to 100 %

USES

  • Used as a plasticizer in nitro cellulose lacquers
  • Also used in making explosives, cosmetics, paper coating, plasticizers, printing inks, mosquito and insect killing chemicals, lubricating agent, safety glass, perfume oil solvent and adhesive products

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