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1-Butanol

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BioRenewable, ACS reagent, ≥99.4%

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Synonym(s):
n-Butanol, Butyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)3OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
74.12
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
969148
MDL number:

grade

ACS reagent

Quality Level

vapor density

2.55 (vs air)

assay

≥99.4%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

649 °F

expl. lim.

11.2 %

greener alternative product characteristics

Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries
Use of Renewable Feedstocks
Learn more about the Principles of Green Chemistry.

renewable carbon content

100%

impurities

≤0.0008 meq/g Titr. acid
≤0.01% butyraldehyde
≤0.1% water
≤0.2% butyl ether

evapn. residue

≤0.005%

color

APHA: ≤10

refractive index

n20/D 1.399 (lit.)

bp

116-118 °C (lit.)

mp

−90 °C (lit.)

density

0.81 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

greener alternative category

SMILES string

CCCCO

InChI

1S/C4H10O/c1-2-3-4-5/h5H,2-4H2,1H3

InChI key

LRHPLDYGYMQRHN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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330651.0198834867
1-Butanol BioRenewable, ACS reagent, ≥99.4%

901351

1-Butanol

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1-Butanol puriss. p.a., ACS reagent, reag. ISO, reag. Ph. Eur., ≥99.5% (GC)

33065

1-Butanol

Essential Grade
1-Butanol for liquid chromatography LiChrosolv®

1.01988

1-Butanol

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1-Butanol suitable for HPLC, ≥99.7%

34867

1-Butanol

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Quality Level

200

Quality Level

-

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

100

grade

ACS reagent

grade

ACS reagent, puriss. p.a.

grade

-

grade

-

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

liquid

density

0.81 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.81 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.81 g/cm3 at 20 °C

density

0.81 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

impurities

≤0.0008 meq/g Titr. acid, ≤0.1% water, ≤0.01% butyraldehyde, ≤0.2% butyl ether

impurities

≤0.001% non-volatile matter, ≤0.005% free acid (as C3H7COOH), ≤0.01% n-butylaldehyde, ≤0.03% aldehydes, ketones (as C3H7CHO), ≤0.05% 2-butanol, ≤0.1% di-n-butylether, ≤0.1% water (Karl Fischer), ≤0.15% iso-butanol

impurities

≤0.0002 meq/g Acidity, ≤0.0002 meq/g Alkalinity, ≤0.05% Water

impurities

≤0.001% non-volatile matter, ≤0.002% free acid (as C3H7COOH), ≤0.1% water (Karl Fischer)

General description

We are committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. This product is 100% biorenewable and thus aligns with "Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries" and "Use of Renewable Feedstocks". Click here for more information.
This ACS grade 1-Butanol is a drop-in replacement for traditional 1-Butanol applications. Made from 100% renewable carbon (verified through C14 ASTM D6866-16 testing) and produced in an environmentally-friendly way which reduces the carbon footprint of production and reduces reliance on fossil-fuels.
It is also free from many contaminants that are present in petroleum derived 1-Butanol, such as isobutanol and aldehydes.

application

Drop-in replacement for all 1-Butanol applications. Does not affect change in procedure or equipment.

1-Butanol may be used in applications such as:
  • Extraction and purification of compounds
  • Solvent in chemical synthesis
  • Intermediate in polymer synthesis
  • Adhesives and sealants formulation
  • Coatings

Features and Benefits

  • ASTM D6866 - Standard Test Methods for Determining the Biobased Content
  • Renewable Carbon Content – ≥99.9%
  • Made from Renewable Resource
  • Replacement for Petroleum-based 1-Butanol

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class

3 - Flammable liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

95.0 °F - Pensky-Martens closed cup

flash_point_c

35 °C - Pensky-Martens closed cup


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International journal of pharmaceutics, 307(1), 9-15 (2005-11-01)
The nasal route is used both for local therapies and, more recently, for the systemic administration of drugs, as well as for the delivery of peptides and vaccines. In this study the nasal administration of Carbamazepine (CBZ) has been studied
Acid-base properties of silica-aluminas: use of 1-butanol dehydration as a test reaction.
Berteau P, et al.
Applied Catalysis, 70(1), 307-323 (1991)
The kinetics of the triethylamine-catalyzed reaction of diisocyanates with 1-butanol in toluene.
Burkus J and Eckert CF.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 80(22), 5948-5950 (1958)
C R Shen et al.
Metabolic engineering, 10(6), 312-320 (2008-09-09)
Production of higher alcohols via the keto-acid intermediates found in microorganism's native amino-acid pathways has recently shown promising results. In this work, an Escherichia coli strain that produces 1-butanol and 1-propanol from glucose was constructed. The strain first converts glucose
Prasenjit Seal et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. A, 117(2), 275-282 (2012-12-19)
In the present work, we study the H atom abstraction reactions by hydroxyl radical at all five sites of 1-butanol. Multistructural variational transition state theory (MS-VTST) was employed to estimate the five thermal rate constants. MS-VTST utilizes a multifaceted dividing

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