Creating Value for
Chemical Producers

Butamax offers chemical producers renewable, high-purity isobutanol—at a cost-competitive price against petroleum-based isobutanol.

Isobutanol is a major industrial solvent and key to the production of myriad chemicals and polymer intermediates. Bio-isobutanol can serve as a key component in coatings, cleaning formulations, anti-wear inhibitors and polymer intermediates while improving upon corporate sustainability targets.

Bio-Isobutanol

PROPERTY
LIMIT
UNIT
ANALYTICAL METHOD
Isobutanol
99.5 Min
wt %
ASTM D7875
Water
0.05 Max
wt %
ASTM E203
n-butanol
0.1 Max
wt %
ASTM D7875
Acidity (as acetic acid)
0.003 Max
wt %
ASTM D1613
Color
5 Max
Pt-Co
ASTM D5386
Non-volatile Residue
1 Max
mg/100 mL
ASTM D1353
Appearance
Pass
 
ASTM D4176
Specific Gravity, 20/20°C
0.802 – 0.804
 
ASTM D4052

Note: This information is based on Butamax's proprietary pre-commercial technology development. Butamax does not make any representation or warranty in providing this information.