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diisobutyl phthalate

[dahy-ahy-soh-byoot-l thal-eyt, fthal-, -ahy-soh-] /daɪˈaɪ soʊˈbyut l ˈθæl eɪt, ˈfθæl-, -ˌaɪ soʊ-/
noun, Chemistry
a clear, colorless liquid, C 14 H 26 O 4 , used chiefly as a plasticizer for nitrocellulose.
di-1 + iso- + butyl; phthal(ic acid) + -ate2
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