Cellulose Acetate Butyrate is a mixed ester thermoplastic derivative of cellulose acetate that contains both acetate and butyrate functional groups. The exact chemical formula of Cellulose Acetate Butyrate is not fixed, and can depend on the number of butyrate and acetate functional groups. It can come both as a white solid and white powder, depending on the type and number of functional groups. It’s typically used as a binder and additive in coating materials.

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CAS Number: 9004-36-8
UN Number: None
Hazard Class: None
Packing Group: None

What is the CAS Number of Cellulose Acetate Butyrate?

The CAS number of Cellulose Acetate Butyrate is 9004-36-8.

What is the UN Number of Cellulose Acetate Butyrate?

Cellulose Acetate Butyrate does not have a UN number. It is not regulated as a dangerous chemical.

What is the Hazard Class and packing group of Cellulose Acetate Butyrate?

Cellulose Acetate Butyrate has no hazard class or packing group, because it is not considered a harmful chemical.

Physical properties of Cellulose Acetate Butyrate

Physical State: Powder
Appearance: Solid, white
Odor: Slight, characteristic
Odor Threshold: No information available
pH: No information available
Melting Point / Range: 230 C to 240 C
Boiling Point / Range: No information available
Molecular Formula: No information available
Molecular Weight: No information available
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Safety profile of Cellulose Acetate Butyrate

All the safety information for Cellulose Acetate Butyrate can be found in our MSDS (material safety data sheet) below. It includes information on first aid, accidental release, fire-fighting, handling and storage, personal protection and much more. Please familiarise yourself with the hazards before handling it.


What is the pricing structure and unit cost of Cellulose Acetate Butyrate?

At East Harbour Group, we know each business is distinctive and unique. Therefore, we customise supply and shipping solutions for your Cellulose Acetate Butyrate orders, taking into account details like amount and site. Please contact our team for a quote.

Can East Harbour Group ship Cellulose Acetate Butyrate around the world?

Absolutely! Whether in Europe, Asia or beyond, we have the logistical know-how to get your chemicals where you need them, on time and on budget. If you need Cellulose Acetate Butyrate shipped and are unsure of logistics options, please contact us today.

Where is Cellulose Acetate Butyrate placed on the Hazmat scale?

Cellulose Acetate Butyrate is not considered a hazardous chemical, and therefore is not on the Hazmat scale. However, please check your local regulations to make sure it isn’t restricted or controlled in your geographic location.

It has few risks, and typically is only a risk when its molten form comes into contact with skin, or any form of it comes into contact with the eyes. In both cases, individuals are advised to immediately try and wash their skin with water, and consult with a medical professional.