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16511 Sigma-Aldrich

3-Bromobutyric acid

≥95.0% (GC)

  • CAS Number 2623-86-1

  • Linear Formula CH3CHBrCH2COOH

  • Molecular Weight 167.00

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1720574

  •  EC Number 220-082-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00053318

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57647573

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C1 to C5, Carbonyl Compounds, Carboxylic Acids, Chemical Synthesis,
Quality Level   100
assay   ≥95.0% (GC)
refractive index   n20/D 1.476
density   1.57 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CC(Br)CC(O)=O
InChI   1S/C4H7BrO2/c1-3(5)2-4(6)7/h3H,2H2,1H3,(H,6,7)
InChI key   HAIUIAZIUDPZIE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

3-Bromobutyric acid was used in the synthesis of β-butyrolactone, monomer for a naturally occurring polyester, D-poly-β-hydroxybutyrate. It was used to investigate the effect of halo acids on the activity of aspartate aminotransferase isoenzymes in their pyridoxamine form. It was also used in the synthesis of optically active β-lactones.

Packaging

5 mL in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3265 8 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3

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