If the EPA's VOC-exemption recommendation is finalized, t-butyl acetate will offer solvent users a new tool to meet existing and future VOC-emission restrictions, the company said. Celanese says it is the largest producer and marketer of solvent esters in North America and the world's largest producer of acetic acid.
Celanese to Produce Solvent Proposed for VOC exemption
DALLAS – Celanese Chemicals announced the developmental introduction of t-butyl acetate, a solvent that has been proposed for exemption from the definition of a VOC by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The company said it has completed pilot production runs of t-butyl acetate, and said samples are available for evaluation.