SHORT DESCRIPTION Isobutanol is a clear liquid with a strong alcoholic odor. It is miscible with a number of organic solvents. Isobutanol is soluble in water and it forms azeotropic solution with it (26.8% H2O by mass, bp 87.0°C). Isobutyl alcohol is a typical aliphatic alcohol.
Isobutanol (iso-butyl accohol, IBA)
HS code
2905 14 90
ADR class 3, packaging group III
USES Isobutanol is used:
·  as a solvent for a wide variety of chemical and textile processes;
·  as a paint thinner;
·  as a component of hydraulic and brake fluids;
·  as urea- and melamino-formaldehyde resins modifier;
·  isobutanol is an intermediate product in plasticizers, pesticides, food essences and drugs manufacture;
·  in isobutyl acetate, potassium isobutyl xanthate production.


Colority, Hazen units, max 7
Density at 20°C, g/cm³ 0,801-0,803
Mass fraction of isobutyl alcohol, %, min 99,8
Mass fraction of acids in acetic acid recalculation, %, max 0,001
Mass fraction of non-volatile residue, %, max 0,0013
Mass fraction of carbonyl compounds in butyric aldehyde recalculation, % max 0,03
Mass fraction of water, %, max 0,02
 Bromine number, g of brome/100 g of alcohol, max 0,02

Shelf life:
Stored in its original packaging and kept under proper conditions the storage stability of the products is 36 months.

The certificate of analysis (COA) per shipped lot number must be issued in compliance with Russian standard GOST 9536-79.