Butane is a mixture of liquefied hydrocarbons, mostly with four carbons in the molecule with prevailing content of utane. Butane is in a liquid state easily volatile, and a colorless liquid with a distinct odor.
Butane is used for heating purposes in households, particularly in portable gas appliances or as raw material for pyrolysis.
Basic Quality Parameters
Packaging, storage, transport
Butane is supplied under pressure in rail and road tankers. Storage, transportation and handling of butane must comply with legal regulations.
The product is classified as hazardous pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 CLP.