Buy Compressed Butane Gas What is butane? PurityPlus® carries compressed butane gas in a variety of concentrations, purities, and mixtures.Butane (C4H10) is a highly flammable, easily liquefied, colorless gas. Butane, when present in an environment with an abundance of oxygen, burns to produce water vapor and carbon dioxide. On the other hand, when in an environment with limited oxygen, butane burns to form carbon monoxide. Uses of butane The most common uses of butane are in gasoline blending, as a constituent in the manufacturing of synthetic rubber, and as a fuel gas for a butane torch or other tools. When blended with propane and other hydrocarbons, butane is often commercially referred to as LPG, or liquefied petroleum gas. Butane also has a wide variety of additional uses like as a petrol component, a propellant in aerosol sprays, and as fuel for lighters. Highly pure concentrations of butane also be used as refrigerants. In the specialty gas industry, butane is employed in a wide variety of applications, but its most prominent use is in chemical synthesis and flame gas. Where to buy butane PurityPlus® has several specialty gas experts on hand that are eager to assist you with any of your needs. If you have any questions about butane or are looking to find out more information about where to buy butane or its applications within your industry, locate and contact your nearest PurityPlus® distributor by using the Find Your Nearest Provider link, or reach out to us at 877-81P-PLUS (877-817-7587) or via our website. PurityPlus also provides a Butane SDS available via this link or in the sidbar.