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281964 Sigma-Aldrich

Butyl butyrate

98%

  • CAS Number 109-21-7

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2COO(CH2)3CH3

  • Molecular Weight 144.21

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1747101

  •  EC Number 203-656-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00009450

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24857006

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C8 to C9, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis, Esters,
InChI Key   XUPYJHCZDLZNFP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.406 (lit.)
bp   164-165 °C (lit.)
density   0.869 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Description

General description

Butyl butyrate is an ester present in pineapple flavor and is very important for the food and beverages industries. Kinetcis of butyl butyrate synthesis by enzymatic esterification and trans-esterification in supercritical carbon dioxide with a lipase, Novozym 435 has been reported.

Packaging

1 L in glass bottle

250 mL in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3272 3 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
2
Flash Point(F) 
127.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
53 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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