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91010 Sigma-Aldrich

Glyceryl tributyrate

puriss., ≥98.5% (GC)

Synonym: 1,2,3-Tributyrylglycerol, Glycerol tributyrate, Tributyrin

  • CAS Number 60-01-5

  • Linear Formula (CH3CH2CH2COOCH2)2CHOCOCH2CH2CH3

  • Molecular Weight 302.36

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1714746

  •  EC Number 200-451-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00009392

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329769990

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Building Blocks, C12 to C63, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis,
Quality Level   200
grade   puriss.
assay   ≥98.5% (GC)
refractive index   n20/D 1.435 (lit.)
  n20/D 1.435
bp   129-131 °C/0.03 mmHg (lit.)
  287-288 °C (lit.)
density   1.032 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
  1.032 g/mL at 20 °C
SMILES string   CCCC(=O)OCC(COC(=O)CCC)OC(=O)CCC
InChI   1S/C15H26O6/c1-4-7-13(16)19-10-12(21-15(18)9-6-3)11-20-14(17)8-5-2/h12H,4-11H2,1-3H3
InChI key   UYXTWWCETRIEDR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Glyceryl tributyrate can be used as:
• A model compound to study transesterification in vegetable oil for the synthesis of biodiesel catalyzed by the metal-loaded MgAl oxides.
• A reactant in the synthesis of methyl butanoate by transesterification with methanol using Li-promoted CaO catalysts.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
ET7350000
Flash Point(F) 
345.2 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
174 °C - closed cup

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