B103500

Sigma-Aldrich

Butyric acid

≥99%

Linear Formula:
CH3CH2CH2COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
88.11
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
906770
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

vapor density

3.04 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.43 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

824 °F

expl. lim.

10 %

application(s)

HPLC: suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.398 (lit.)

pH

2 (25 °C, 10 g/L)
3 (20 °C, 10  g/L)

bp

162 °C (lit.)

mp

−6-−3 °C (lit.)

density

0.964 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C4H8O2/c1-2-3-4(5)6/h2-3H2,1H3,(H,5,6)

InChI key

FERIUCNNQQJTOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

human ... HDAC1(3065)

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Application

Butyric acid may be used as a starting material in the preparation of 4-heptanone.

Packaging

5, 100, 500 mL in glass bottle

Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN 2820 8 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

161.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

72 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

4-Heptanone
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