What are High-Purity Solvents?

High-purity solvents are synthetically distilled organic chemicals with a wide range of applications in industry. They are essential for the synthesis of elaborate Grignard reactions in laboratory environments and are critically important for optimizing manufacturing in the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries.

High-Purity Solvents

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High-purity solvents are also essential to the manufacture of a range of products sold commercially, such as perfume, pharmaceuticals and industrial products.

CABB produces NBE (n-Butyl Ether), a high-purity, colorless solvent. It has a water content of 200 ppm and a maximum APHA color of 10, producing a highly distilled purity of at least 99.3%. Its 142 °C boiling point enables the safer handling of reagents and increased reaction temperatures.

NBE is commonly utilized in Grignard reactions for the development of intermediates and active ingredients for both agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals.

NBE additionally performs as a biochemical solvent for alkaloids and organic acids, along with natural oils and fats. It also functions as a vehicle for advanced coating applications and catalysis.

NBE is provided by CABB in multiple grades such as standard, low peroxide, low alcohol, and low water.

High-Purity Solvents from CABB

CABB is a leading custom manufacturer of starting materials, active ingredients and advanced intermediates; a major producer of high-purity monochloroacetic acid; and a supplier of premium fine chemicals. We are small enough to focus on attentive customer partnerships, yet large enough to master complex chemical synthesis. Customers benefit from CABB’s manufacturing excellence, product quality, security of supply, and collaborative approach to sourcing solutions. 

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by CABB Group GmbH and Nexam Chemical AB.

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