Ethyl butyrate is an ester soluble in propylene glycol, paraffin oil, and kerosene. It has a fruity odor, similar to pineapple.
Other Known Names: ethyl n-butanoate, ethyl n-butyrate, butanoic acid ethyl ester, butyric acid ethyl ester, butyric ether
FEMA #: 2427
Molecular Formula: C6H12O2
Applications: artificial flavoring resembling orange juice or pineapple in alcoholic beverages, as a solvent in perfumes, and as a plasticizer for cellulose