What it is:
Butyl Acetate is the ester of n-butyl alcohol and acetic acid. It is a clear liquid with a fruity odor.
What it does:
Butyl Acetate is used as a solvent in nail care products. Among other substances, it dissolves nitrocellulose, which is the basic film-forming material in nail polish.
Butyl Acetate is a mild skin irritant.