N-Propyl Acetate

N Propyl Acetate is a highly flammable organic compound. The main user end markets for this product are the printing, coatings, lacquers, cosmetic and flavouring industries.

CAS number

  • 203-686-1

Typical Uses

  • Because Normal Propyl Acetate has the ability to dissolve a host of resins, it is a particularly useful solvent for wood lacquers and industrial finishes. 
  • Within the printing industry it is mainly used in flexographic prints. 
  • It is also used in aerosol sprays, nail care and as a fragrance solvent. 
  • Normal Propyl Acetate has a pear-like odour which enables it to be used as a flavouring additive, too.

Other names

1-propyl acetate; Acetic acid n-propyl ester


  • N-propyl acetate is a highly flammable, colourless liquid with a distinctive pear odour and a flash point of 11.8° C. 
  • It is completely miscible with water and miscible with most organic solvents, too.

Packaging Types

  • Cans, Drums, IBCs, Bulk

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