dibutyl phthalate

noun di·bu·tyl phthal·ate \ ˌdī-ˌbyü-tᵊl-ˈtha-ˌlāt \

Definition of dibutyl phthalate

:a colorless oily ester C16H22O4 used chiefly as a solvent, plasticizer, pesticide, and repellent (as for chiggers and mites)

Origin and Etymology of dibutyl phthalate

phthalic acid + 1-ate


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dibutyl phthalate

noun dibutyl phthal·ate \ -ˈthal-ˌāt \

medical Definition of dibutyl phthalate

:a colorless oily ester C16H22O4 used chiefly as a solvent, plasticizer, pesticide, and repellent (as for chiggers and mites)

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