Normal butanol is used as a raw material for coating resins, butyl carboxylates such as butyl acetate, butyl acrylate, and glycol ethers. On the other hand, it is widely used as a solvent because many organic materials are soluble in it.


  1. 1. Normal butanol (NBA), also called normal butyl alcohol, is a 4-carbon, linear alcohol.
  2. 2. Normal butanol is almost insoluble in water, but is soluble in almost all organic solvents.
Common Names Normal butanol, n-Butanol, Normal butyl alcohol, n-Butyl alcohol
Appearance Clear, colorless liquid
Odor Characteristic smell
Boiling Point (℃) 118
Formula CH3CH2CH2CH2OH
Molecular Weight 74.12