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Dibutyl Sebacate

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Oct 26, 2023.

Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)

What is it?

Dibutyl Sebacate (C18H34O4), also known as sebacic acid dibutyl ester, is used as a plasticizer for synthetic resins and rubbers, Ÿand as a plasticizer in food contact and pharmaceutical applications. It is also used as a plasticizer for film coating of tablets, beads, and granules.

List of medications using Dibutyl Sebacate


  1. [1]Arkema. Oleris® Dibutyl Sebacate. Accessed March 31, 2014.

Further information

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