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Valeric acid

≥99%

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Synonym(s):
n-Valeric acid, Pentanoic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)3COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
102.13
Beilstein:
969454
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

vapor density

3.5 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

0.15 mmHg ( 20 °C)

Assay

≥99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

707 °F

expl. lim.

7.6 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.408 (lit.)

bp

110-111 °C/10 mmHg (lit.)
185 °C (lit.)

mp

−20-−18 °C (lit.)

density

0.939 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C5H10O2/c1-2-3-4-5(6)7/h2-4H2,1H3,(H,6,7)

InChI key

NQPDZGIKBAWPEJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Valeric acid ≥99%

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Valeric acid

Valeric-d9 acid 98 atom % D

493201

Valeric-d9 acid

Pentanoic acid for synthesis

8.00821

Pentanoic acid

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

400

Quality Level

-

Quality Level

200

refractive index

n20/D 1.408 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.408 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.4076 (lit.)

refractive index

-

bp

110-111 °C/10 mmHg (lit.), 185 °C (lit.)

bp

110-111 °C/10 mmHg (lit.), 185 °C (lit.)

bp

185 °C (lit.)

bp

186 °C/1013 hPa

form

liquid

form

-

form

-

form

liquid

mp

−20-−18 °C (lit.)

mp

−20-−18 °C (lit.)

mp

-20--18 °C (lit.)

mp

-32 °C

General description

Valeric acid (VA) also known as pentanoic acid, is a short-chain fatty acid used to synthesize valeric biofuels.

Application

Sex attractant of the sugar beet wireworm, Limonius californicus.

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

192.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

89 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Valeric acid lowers arterial blood pressure in rats
Onyszkiewicz M, et al.
European Journal of Pharmacology, 877, 173086-173086 (2020)
Chun-Chieh Lin et al.
eLife, 4 (2015-10-01)
Animals use olfactory cues for navigating complex environments. Food odors in particular provide crucial information regarding potential foraging sites. Many behaviors occur at food sites, yet how food odors regulate such behaviors at these sites is unclear. Using Drosophila melanogaster
S Kakishima et al.
Plant biology (Stuttgart, Germany), 13(3), 502-507 (2011-04-15)
During the second blooming of a cultivated Amorphophallus gigas Teijsm and Binnend in the Botanical Gardens of the University of Tokyo, the surface temperature of the inflorescence was measured using an infrared camera. Contrary to studies of other species in
O Siddiqui et al.
Journal of pharmacokinetics and biopharmaceutics, 17(4), 405-424 (1989-08-01)
The permeation of triamcinolone, hydrocortisone, prednisolone, corticosterone, triamcinolone acetonide, testosterone, and betamethasone-17-valerate through excised human stratum corneum was quantified. The time course of permeation could be adequately described by a simple diffusion model suggesting that shunt transport may not be
Valeric biofuels: a platform of cellulosic transportation fuels.
Jean-Paul Lange et al.
Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 49(26), 4479-4483 (2010-05-07)

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