Tertiary Butyl Alcohol

Product Name: Tertiary Butyl Alcohol (t-BA)
Generic Name: tert-Butyl alcohol
Chemical Formula / Diagram: C4H10
Product Overview: Tertiary butyl alcohol, or t-BA, is a raw material produced from C4 fraction, and used by Tosoh solely for the production of the key intermediate methyl methacrylate (MMA), which has its own variety of applications in industrial and medical environments.
Applications: Methyl methacrylate (MMA), which is used for manufacturing:
- Polymethyl methacrylate acrylic plastics (PMMA) or acrylic plastics such as push-pins
- Methyl methacrylate-butadiene-styrene (MBS)
- Surgical cement for joint replacements (hip and knee)