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n-Butyl acetate is widely used as a solvent for cellulose nitrate, resins, polymers, oils and fats. It is used in paints, coatings, printing inks, aerosol sprays and cosmetics. It is used as a synthetic fruit flavoring agent in foods like candy, ice cream, cheeses and baked food items. In the pharmaceutical industry, it is used for extraction and as processing solvent. It is an ingredient of cleaners, essences and fragrances.
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Hazard Statements: H226-H336
Flammable liquid and vapour. May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P312-P370+P378q-P501c
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant