Butanol is primarily used as a solvent, as an intermediate in chemical synthesis, and as a fuel. It is sometimes also called biobutanol when produced biologically and petrobutanol when produced from petroleum; those two names refer to the same substance, but highlight their different origins.
Specific Gravity typical value is 0.809 - 0.811
Reason for revision:
Version 2a dated 7/20/06 GAT– New Format.
Version 4a dated 12/25/06 GAT – Specification layout revised for posting on website.
Version 5a dated 4/10/07 GAT – Remove Benzene test, Specific Gravity for report only.
Version 6a dated 4/6/11 GAT – Water method changed from D1064 to E1064.
Version 7a dated 11/15/12 GAT – Appearance E2680
Version 8a dated 11/5/13 GAT – Purity wet basis, Color D5386/D1209