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Ethyl butyrate

analytical standard

Synonym: Butyric acid ethyl ester

  • CAS Number 105-54-4

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2C(O)OC2H5

  • Molecular Weight 116.16

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 506331

  •  EC Number 203-306-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00009394

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329766522

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
grade   analytical standard
vapor density   4 (vs air)
vapor pressure   15.5 mmHg ( 25 °C)
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   865 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.392 (lit.)
  n20/D 1.393
bp   120 °C (lit.)
mp   −93 °C (lit.)
density   0.875 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Cleaning Products
Cosmetics
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Food and Beverages
Personal Care
format   neat
SMILES string   CCCC(=O)OCC
InChI   1S/C6H12O2/c1-3-5-6(7)8-4-2/h3-5H2,1-2H3
InChI key   OBNCKNCVKJNDBV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Ethyl butyrate belongs to the class of esters and is generally employed as a flavor enhancer in commercial food products.

Application

Ethyl butyrate may be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in orange essence oil samples and has been used as a reference standard for the determination of the analyte in dry and sweet white wines using different chromatography techniques.

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1180 - class 3 - PG 3 - Ethyl butyrate
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
ET1660000
Flash Point(F) 
78.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
26 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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