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Methyl butyrate

certified reference material, TraceCERT®

  • CAS Number 623-42-7

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2COOCH3

  • Molecular Weight 102.13

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1740743

  •  EC Number 210-792-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00009391

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329757974

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

Related Categories Additional Standards, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, CRMs for Chromatography (neats), Certified Reference Materials (CRMs),
Quality Level   100
grade   certified reference material
vapor density   3.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure   40 mmHg ( 30 °C)
grade   TraceCERT®
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   3.5 %
application(s)   gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.385 (lit.)
bp   102-103 °C (lit.)
density   0.898 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Food and Beverages
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   CCCC(=O)OC
InChI   1S/C5H10O2/c1-3-4-5(6)7-2/h3-4H2,1-2H3
InChI key   UUIQMZJEGPQKFD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Methyl butyrate is a clear colourless liquid which is slightly soluble in water. It adds flavour and odour to fruits and flowers. It has a characteristic pineapple odour.

This certified reference material (CRM) is produced and certified in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 17034. This CRM is traceable to primary material from an NMI, e.g. NIST or NMIJ.
Certified content by quantitative NMR incl. uncertainty and expiry date are given on the certificate.
Download your certificate at: http://www.sigma-aldrich.com.

Application

It was used as reference material in analysing FAME from different fat classes using proton transfer reaction mass spectrometry (PTR-MS).

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1237 - class 3 - PG 2 - Methyl butyrate
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
ET5500000
Flash Point(F) 
57.2 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
14.0 °C - closed cup

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Fresh and Rancid Potato Chips on SPB®-1 SULFUR after SPME using 50/30 μm DVB/Carboxen/PDMS Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Fresh and Rancid Potato Chips on SPB®-1 SULFUR after SPME using 50/30 μm DVB/Carboxen/PDMS Fiber
Keywords: AGE, Chromatin immunoprecipitation, Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Mass spectrometry, Oxidations, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography, Solid phase microextractions

GC Analysis of a 37-Component FAME Mix on Equity®-1 (15 m x 0.10 mm I.D., 0.10 μm), Fast GC Analysis

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of a 37-Component FAME Mix on Equity®-1 (15 m x 0.10 mm I.D., 0.10 μm), Fast GC Analysis
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography

GC Analysis of a 37-Component FAME Mix on Omegawax® (15 m x 0.10 mm I.D., 0.10 μm), Fast GC Analysis

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of a 37-Component FAME Mix on Omegawax® (15 m x 0.10 mm I.D., 0.10 μm), Fast GC Analysis
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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