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A13204 Sigma-Aldrich

4-Acetylbutyric acid

97%

Synonym: 5-Ketohexanoic acid

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
assay   97%
refractive index   n20/D 1.4451 (lit.)
bp   274-275 °C (lit.)
mp   13-14 °C (lit.)
density   1.09 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CC(=O)CCCC(O)=O
InChI   1S/C6H10O3/c1-5(7)3-2-4-6(8)9/h2-4H2,1H3,(H,8,9)
InChI key   MGTZCLMLSSAXLD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

4-Acetylbutyric acid may be used in the preparation of the following compounds:
• 5-hydroxyhexanoic acid
• 6-methyl1-3,4-dihydro-pyran-2-one, precursor for 5-acetyl-tetrahydro-2-(3H)-furanone
• substituted N-aminolactams
• (±)-5-methyl-δ-valerolactone

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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