Tert-butanol finds application in a number of end-use industries, including flavors and fragrances, paints and coatings, paint removers, and pharmaceuticals. It is also utilized as a denaturant for ethyl alcohol. It is used as a solvent and a flavoring ingredient in the food and beverages industry. It is used as a solvent in many industries and as an Octane booster in gasoline. It is a chemical intermediate used to produce methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) and ethyl tert-butyl ether (ETBE), tert-butyl hydroperoxide (TBHP) and used in the manufacture of flotation agents.