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γ-Butyrolactone

analytical standard

Synonym: γ-Hydroxybutyric acid lactone, 4-Hydroxybutyric acid lactone, GBL

  • CAS Number 96-48-0

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C4H6O2

  • Molecular Weight 86.09

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 105248

  •  EC Number 202-509-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00005386

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329769980

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Properties

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grade   analytical standard
vapor density   3 (vs air)
vapor pressure   1.5 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   YEJRWHAVMIAJKC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   851 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   16 %
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
impurities   ≤0.3% water
refractive index   n20/D 1.436(lit.)
bp   204-205 °C(lit.)
mp   −45 °C (lit.)
density   1.12 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Featured Industry   Cosmetics, Personal Care, and Cleaning Products
Food and Beverages
format   neat
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

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

Biochem/physiol Actions

Precursor of γ-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB). It blocks dopamine release by blocking impulse flow in dopaminergic neurons. Pretreatment with γ-butyrolactone allows detection of autoreceptor-induced dopamine release.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
LU3500000
Flash Point(F) 
208.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
98 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Volatiles in Roasted Coffee Beans on Omegawax® after SPME using a 50/30 μm DVB/Carboxen/PDMS Fiber

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