What is IsoBUTYL Nitrite.
Isobutyl Nitrite, derived from butyl, is an alkyl nitrite that is highly sought after due to its very potent cleaning effects. Isobutyl nitrite is the choice of many solvent cleaning connoisseurs for good reason. Despite its not as ideal storage duration, nothing beats a freshly cracked opened bottle of Isobutyl cleaner.
The most reliable
Apart from the UK, where only propyl nitrite is allowed, Isobutyl is the second most sold cleaning solvent the world over. Isobutyl has a characteristically chemical/machine oil aroma that is unmistakable. This cleaner is strong, reliable and one that you can count on for the toughest of cleaning projects.
Not for some?
The aroma of Isobutyl nitrite can be off putting to some. Its effects are strong but not the longest lasting in terms of cleaning duration.It does not keep well once opened and develops a very harsh aroma once it has gone bad. There are no doubts that good, high purity isobutyl nitrite will result in some of the strongest cleaning blends possible, that is if the aroma doesn’t turn you off.
Really Strong effects
Cleaning effects have a somewhat long duration (>1min)
Does not keep/store well.
Chemical/machine oil aroma, that gets even harsher once exposed to air.