Butyl acetate prices, markets & analysis

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Buyl Acetate is mainly used in paint manufacturing and in the automotive industry. It is also used as glue in wood coatings and nail care, cosmetics and perfumes and as an extraction solvent for pharmaceuticals.


Buyl acetate’s key feedstocks are butanol and acetic acid


The main European producers are INEOS, OXEA, and BASF. Product can also be seen in Northwest Europe from Russia’s Eurochem and from Celanese in the US.


Producers generally agree contracts direct with the larger customers and have contracts with the distribution network to deliver to the medium and smaller buyers.

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