StructureIsobutyl vinyl ether (VIBE)
CAS No. 109-53-5
EC No. 203-678-8
Synonyms 1-Ethenoxy-2-methylpropane; 2-methyl-1-(vinyloxy)propane; Ether, isobutyl vinyl; Isobutanol vinyl ether; Isobutoxyethene; isobutoxyethylene; Isobutyl Vinyl Ether; Vinyl isobutyl ether

Isobutyl vinyl ether (VIBE)

Isobutyl vinyl ether (VIBE) is a clear and colorless liquid. and only slightly soluble in water.


  • Coating and lacquers particularly on flexible substrates
  • Pressure sensitive adhesives . If added in the adhesive formulation, Isobutyl vinyl ether (VIBE) significantly improves bonding strength on difficult substrates and is resistance to plasticizers.
  • Modifier for alkyd and polyester resins
  • Plasticizer for nitrocellulose

Shelf Life

Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 12 months.

Health & Safety

Detailed information on the product described can be found in our relevant Health and Safety Information (Material Safety Data Sheet).