Eastman™ TBAA
Eastman™ TBAA

CAS Number: 1694-31-1

Chemical Synonym: T-Butyl-Acetoacetate

  • Adhesive polymers
  • Agricultural intermediate
  • Colorfast fibers (azo dye)
  • High-solids resins
  • Pharmaceutical intermediate
  • Polymers crosslinked through chelation
  • Resins for flexible and / or corrosion resistant coatings
  • Resins for nonisocyanate, room temperature cure coatings
  • UV-cure resins
Key Attributes
  • Improved adhesion to metal substrates
  • Low glass transition temperature for improved coating flexibility
  • Reaction with conventional crosslinkers
  • Resin viscosity reduction for lower VOC emissions
  • Room temperature cure, isocyanate-free crosslinking
Product Description

IUPAC: 1,1-dimethylethyl-3-oxobutanoate

Eastman™ TBAA is a reagent used to acetoacetylate hydroxyl-bearing coatings resins, such as polyesters, acrylics, cellulosics, and epoxies. It has also found use as an acetoacetylating reagent in pharmaceutical, agrichemical, and pigment applications. Eastman™TBAA acetoacetylates alcohols and amines in high yields.

For more information or to request a sample, contact an Eastman Technical Service Representative.

Additional Eastman™ Acetoacetate Products:

  • AAEM (Acetoacetoxyethyl Methacrylate)
  • MAA (Methyl Acetoacetate)
  • EAA (Ethyl Acetoacetate)
  • AAA (Acetoacetanilide)
  • DMAA (N,N-Dimethylacetoacetamide)
  • BKB (Acetoacetamide)

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