diisobutyl phthalate

[ dahy-ahy-soh-byoot-l thal-eyt, fthal-, -ahy-soh- ]
/ daɪˈaɪ soʊˈbyut l ˈθæl eɪt, ˈfθæl-, -ˌaɪ soʊ- /

noun Chemistry.

a clear, colorless liquid, C14H26O4, used chiefly as a plasticizer for nitrocellulose.

Nearby words

  1. dihydroxy,
  2. dihydroxyacetone,
  3. dihydroxyphenylalanine,
  4. diiodide,
  5. diiodomethane,
  6. dijon,
  7. dijon mustard,
  8. dik-dik,
  9. dike,
  10. diketone

Origin of diisobutyl phthalate


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