Normal Butanol

Another product produced by PT Petro Oxo Nusantara in addition to octanol is n-butanol. n-Butanol having the chemical formula C4H9OH.

is a product of the reaction of n-butyroldehyde obtained from the hydroformylation process (oxo process) which is reacted with hydrogen gas (H 2). The product of n-Butanol is a clear, pungent white liquid.

CAPACITY : 1,000 MT/year

Specification

Property  Value  Unit

 Method

Purity  min. 99.0  % wt

 G.C

Color  max. 10  APHA

 ASTM D-1209

Water  max. 0.05  % wt

 JIS K-0068

Acidity ( as acetic acid )  m a x . 0 . 002  % wt

 JIS K-1504 (3.10)

Aldehyde (as 2-ethylhexanal )  max. 0.05  % wt

JIS K-1525 (4.8)

Sulfuric Acid Test  max. 20  APHA

 ASTM E-852

Specific Gravity (15/4 0C) 0.808 – 0.814  –

JIS K-1504 (3.5)

Distillation Test 114 – 120  deg C

JIS K-1504 (3.7)

Appearance  Clear liquid free of suspended solid  –

  JIS K-1504 (3.3)