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dibutyl phthalate

[thal-eyt, fthal-] /ˈθæl eɪt, ˈfθæl-/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a colorless oily liquid, C 16 H 22 O 4 , insoluble in water, used as a solvent, insect repellent, and plasticizer.
Origin of dibutyl phthalate
1920-1925
1920-25; di-1 + butyl
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