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Ethyl acetate

SEKAB Biofuels & Chemicals

Description :
Ethyl acetate is a solvent used in a wide range of applications, including printing inks, varnishes and car care chemicals and in the production of enamels, plastics and rubber. Ethyl acetate is used in the food industry in the preparation of synthetic fruit essences, flavours and perfumes. In the pharmaceutical industry it is an important component in extractants for the concentration and purification of antibiotics. It is also used as an intermediate in the manufacture of various drugs.

Product family :
Intermediate products > Solvents

Sectors/Markets :

Bio-based content
Sugar cane, corn or sugar beet
Up to 100%

Environmental gain
SEKAB can deliver green ethyl acetate made from biologically produced ethanol to customers with high environmental standards. SEKAB’s production process runs on green bio-energy and therefore provides a product low on carbon dioxide emissions.
SEKAB’s production process is powered with renewable bioenergy and creates a minimum of toxic emissions. Advanced gas purification makes air emitted from the plant cleaner than the air admitted.

Geographical target markets, Manufacturing place, Place of supply in plant biomass
Last update 04/06/2014
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