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240559 Sigma-Aldrich

1,4-Butanediol

ReagentPlus®, ≥99%

Synonym: 1,4-Butylene glycol, Tetramethylene glycol

  • CAS Number 110-63-4

  • Linear Formula HO(CH2)4OH

  • Molecular Weight 90.12

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1633445

  •  EC Number 203-786-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00002968

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24854421

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Properties

grade   ReagentPlus®
vapor density   3.1 (vs air)
InChI Key   WERYXYBDKMZEQL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99%
autoignition temp.   698 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.445(lit.)
bp   230 °C(lit.)
mp   16 °C(lit.)
density   1.017 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

100 g in poly bottle

2 g in glass bottle

Application

1,4-Butanediol may be used in the preparation of 3-buten-1-ol and tetrahydrofuran via dehydration. It may also be used as a reducing agent for carbonyl compounds to form the corresponding alcohols via transfer hydrogenation reaction.

General description

1,4-Butanediol is an industrial solvent that is mainly used in the preparation of important polymers such as polyurethanes and polybutylene terephthalate (PET).

Legal Information

ReagentPlus is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
273.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
134 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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