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19358 Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl butyrate

analytical standard

  • CAS Number 623-42-7

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2COOCH3

  • Molecular Weight 102.13

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1740743

  •  EC Number 210-792-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00009391

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24851600

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Properties

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grade   analytical standard
vapor density   3.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure   40 mmHg ( 30 °C)
InChI Key   UUIQMZJEGPQKFD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   3.5 %
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.385(lit.)
  n20/D 1.388
bp   102-103 °C(lit.)
density   0.898 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
format   neat

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Other Notes

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Application

It was used as reference material in analysing FAME from different fat classes using proton transfer reaction mass spectrometry (PTR-MS).

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

General description

Methyl butyrate is a clear colourless liquid which is slightly soluble in water. It adds flavour and odour to fruits and flowers. It has a characteristic pineapple odour.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1237 - class 3 - PG 2 - Methyl butyrate
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
ET5500000
Flash Point(F) 
57.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
14 °C
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