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901351 Sigma-Aldrich

1-Butanol

Green Alternative

BioRenewable, ACS reagent, ≥99.4%

Synonym: n-Butanol, Butyl alcohol

  • CAS Number 71-36-3

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)3OH

  • Molecular Weight 74.12

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 969148

  •  MDL number MFCD00002964

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Properties

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grade   ACS reagent
vapor density   2.55 (vs air)
InChI Key   LRHPLDYGYMQRHN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.4%
autoignition temp.   649 °F
expl. lim.   11.2 %
greener alternative product characteristics   Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries
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impurities   ≤0.0008 meq/g Titr. acid
  ≤0.01% butyraldehyde
  ≤0.1% water
  ≤0.2% butyl ether
evapn. residue   ≤0.005%
color   APHA: ≤10
refractive index   n20/D 1.399(lit.)
bp   116-118 °C(lit.)
mp   −90 °C (lit.)
density   0.81 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

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Biorenewable

A replacement for Petroleum-based 1-Butanol

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UN1120 - class 3 - PG 3 - Butanols
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