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DnBA is one of Chemoxy’s specialist products, the structural formula can be found below:


What is Di-n-butyl Adipate?

Di-n-butyl Adipate is a diester of n-butyl alcohol and adipic acid.


Product Identification

Product Name Di-n-butyl adipate
Empirical Formula C14H26O4
CAS Number 105-99-7
Physical State Liquid(mpt – 32ºc
Odour Characteristic



Di-n-butyl Adipate softens synthetic polymers by reducing brittleness and cracking. It also acts as lubricant on the skin surface, which gives the skin a soft and smooth appearance, and as a solvent that is used to dissolve other substances.

Di-n-butyl Adipate is used as a plasticizer for resins and it can be found in floor waxes.

The safety of Di-n-butyl Adipatehas been assessed by the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel. The CIR Expert Panel evaluated the scientific data and concluded that Di-n-butyl Adipate was safe for use as a cosmetic ingredient and is used in make-up solutions, sunscreens and is widely used as an emollient and skin conditioner.

If you have any questions about DnBA, please do not hesitate to contact Chemoxy. We are experts in our field and more than happy to talk about the uses and applications of DnBA with respect to your processes and your business as a whole.

Click here to view the Di-n-butyl Adipate Technical Data Sheet.