diisobutyl phthalate

diisobutyl phthalate

[dahy-ahy-soh-byoot-l thal-eyt, fthal-, -ahy-soh-]
noun Chemistry.
a clear, colorless liquid, C 14 H 26 O 4 , used chiefly as a plasticizer for nitrocellulose.

Origin:
di-1 + iso- + butyl; phthal(ic acid) + -ate2

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