N-Butyl Benzene or NBB is an organic compound with the chemical formula C10H14.
The CAS number of this compound is 104-51-8. It is a colourless at room temperature. Butylbenzene has 2 isomers of which n-butylbenzene contains a phenyl group attached to the 1 position of the butyl group. It has a sweet aroma and is slightly greasy in texture. It is a highly flammable liquid and evaporates speedily. Normal Butyl Benzene is less dense than water and insoluble in it.
Physical and Chemical properties:
|Solubility in water:||11.8 mg/L|
|Solubility:||alcohol, ether, benzene|
|Molar mass:||134.222 g·mol−1|
|Appearance:||Colorless to pale yellow liquid|
|Density:||0.8601 g/cm3 at 20 °C|
|Melting point:||−87.9 °C (−126.2 °F; 185.2 K)|
|Boiling point:||183.3 °C (361.9 °F; 456.4 K)|
Uses and Applications:
Other applications of NBB include:
Vinati Organics is one of the largest producers of organic normal Butyl Benzene (NBB) in India supplying it to various industries and companies across the country.