ISO Butyl Benzene (IBB)

CAS # 538-93-2

 C10H14 

About

Isobutyl Benzene is an organic,aromatic,colourless liquid.IBB is also known as a speciality solvent. IBB manufacturing process involves reaction of toluene with propylene in the presence of sodium/potassium alloy catalyst.

Synonyms

(2-Methylpropyl)benzene; (2-Methyl-1-Propyl)Benzene; (2-Methylpropyl)-Benzen; 1-Phenyl-2-Methylpropane; Isobutyl-; Benzene,(2-Methylpropyl)

Property

Specifications

Structure

IUPAC Name

(2-Methylpropyl)benzene

Appearance

Clear Colourless Liquid

Molar Mass

134.22 g/mol

Density

0.853 g/cm3

Melting Point

−51 °C

Boiling Point

173 °C

Solubility in Water

Insoluble in normal water. Partially soluble in cold water

Vapour Pressure

10 KPa @20°C

Flash Point

−18 °C

Viscosity

-

Odour

Aromatic

APHA Value

-

Hazard Identification

UN No.3295, UN class -3

Uses & Applications

IsobutylBenzene (IBB) is used in pharmaceutical products and perfume industry.IBB is having wide application in manufacturing of ibuprofen, an analgesic, anti-inflammatory, over the counter painkiller.

Market Driving Factors

Isobutyl Benzene’s (IBB) increasing demand for fragrances and perfume industry is the key reason for its market growth in next few years.

As per the market report  IBB market will grow at a CAGR of 4.67% in the period from 2022 - 2025.

Grades Available

Chemical grade

Origin

Elchemy International is offering Indian Make of Isobutyl Benzene’s (IBB).

Packaging

Tanked Load

Stability/Shelf Life

Isobutyl Benzene (IBB) is stable and normal at room temperature and standard conditions.Shelf life of IBB is 60 months.

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