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Butyric acid

≥99%, FG

Synonym: Butanoic acid

  • CAS Number 107-92-6

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2COOH

  • Molecular Weight 88.11

  •  FEMA Number 2221

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 906770

  •  EC Number 203-532-3

  •  Council of Europe no. 5

  •  MDL number MFCD00002814

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900934

  •  Flavis number 8.005

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
Agency/Method   follows IFRA guidelines
  meets purity specifications of JECFA
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
  FDA 21 CFR 117
  FDA 21 CFR 182.60
vapor density   3.04 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.43 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99%
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   824 °F
expl. lim.   10 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.398 (lit.)
pH   2 (25 °C, 10 g/L)
  3 (20 °C, 10  g/L)
bp   162 °C (lit.)
mp   −6-−3 °C (lit.)
density   0.964 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
cation traces   As: ≤3 ppm
  Cd: ≤1 ppm
  Hg: ≤1 ppm
  Pb: ≤10 ppm
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   cheese; fruity; buttery
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   CCCC(O)=O
InChI   1S/C4H8O2/c1-2-3-4(5)6/h2-3H2,1H3,(H,5,6)
InChI key   FERIUCNNQQJTOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Gene Information   human ... HDAC1(3065)

Description

General description

Butyric acid is a volatile fatty acid that can be used as a flavoring agent. It has fruity or cheesy flavor and is mainly found in dairy products.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

10, 25 kg in composite drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2820 8 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
ES5425000
Flash Point(F) 
161.6 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
72 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

GC Analysis of Free Fatty Acids in Parmesan Cheese using Nukol™ after SPME using 65 μm Carbowax/DVB Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Free Fatty Acids in Parmesan Cheese using Nukol™ after SPME using 65 μm Carbowax/DVB Fiber
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Solid phase microextractions

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1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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