Butyl Acrylate

CAS# 141-32-2

Product Description

Butyl acrylate is a chemical compound with various industrial applications. 


Butyl Acrylate




N-Butyl acrylate; Butyl prop-2-enoate; Acrylic acid butyl ester; N-Butyl propenoate; 2-Propenoic acid butyl ester; Butyl ester of acrylic acid


Typical Characteristics


Clear colorless liquid

Boiling point

147 °C


0.894 g/cm3

Melting point

- 64 °C

Molecular Weight



Fruity odor


≥ 99%

Refractive index


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Butyl Acrylate used in many
industry applications

Butyl acrylate is a chemical compound with various industrial applications. Here's a list of some of its uses:

  1. Adhesives: Butyl acrylate is commonly used as a monomer in the production of pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) for tapes, labels, and stickers. PSAs based on butyl acrylate exhibit excellent tackiness and adhesion to various substrates.
  2. Coatings: It serves as a key component in the formulation of coatings and paints due to its excellent adhesion properties and resistance to weathering. Coatings based on butyl acrylate are used in architectural, automotive, and industrial applications.
  3. Sealants: Butyl acrylate is utilized in the production of sealants for construction, automotive, and industrial applications. Sealants containing butyl acrylate provide good adhesion to substrates and flexibility to accommodate joint movement.
  4. Textile Coatings: It is used in textile coatings to impart water repellency, stain resistance, and durability to fabrics. Textile coatings based on butyl acrylate are commonly used in outdoor clothing, upholstery, and industrial fabrics.
  5. Paper Coatings: Butyl acrylate is employed in the formulation of paper coatings to improve printability, smoothness, and resistance to moisture and oils. Paper coatings containing this compound are used in packaging, labels, and printing applications.
  6. Emulsions: It is used to produce emulsions for various applications, including textile processing, paper manufacturing, and personal care products. Emulsions containing butyl acrylate provide stability and performance benefits in formulations.
  7. Textile Binders: Butyl acrylate serves as a binder in textile finishing formulations to improve the durability, washability, and crease resistance of fabrics. Textile binders based on this compound are used in garment finishing and industrial textiles.
  8. Personal Care Products: It is used in the production of personal care products, such as hair styling gels, creams, and lotions. Butyl acrylate provides film-forming properties and adhesion in cosmetic formulations.
  9. Plastic Additives: Butyl acrylate can be used as an additive in plastics to improve flexibility and impact resistance. It is commonly used in PVC (polyvinyl chloride) and other polymer formulations.
  10. Industrial Cleaners: It is utilized in the formulation of industrial cleaners and degreasers due to its solvency and ability to remove oils, grease, and dirt from surfaces.