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Butyric acid, 99+%, Thermo Scientific Chemicals

Catalog Number AAL13189AP
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500 mL
2500 mL
107-92-6
C4H8O2
88.11
MFCD00002814
FERIUCNNQQJTOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
butyric acid, n-butyric acid, n-butanoic acid, propylformic acid, ethylacetic acid, butanic acid, 1-propanecarboxylic acid, butyrate, 1-butyric acid, buttersaeure
264
CHEBI:30772
butanoic acid
CCCC(O)=O
107-92-6
C4H8O2
88.11
MFCD00002814
FERIUCNNQQJTOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
butyric acid, n-butyric acid, n-butanoic acid, propylformic acid, ethylacetic acid, butanic acid, 1-propanecarboxylic acid, butyrate, 1-butyric acid, buttersaeure
264
CHEBI:30772
butanoic acid
CCCC(O)=O

Butyric acid is a useful as precursor for the preparation of various butyrate esters. It is used as a food and perfume additive. It is also used as an animal feed supplement. Due to its powerful odor, it has also been used as a fishing bait additive and as a stink bomb. It is widely used as a flavoring agent for human food and beverages.

This Thermo Scientific Chemicals brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific Chemicals.

Applications
Butyric acid is a useful as precursor for the preparation of various butyrate esters. It is used as a food and perfume additive. It is also used as an animal feed supplement. Due to its powerful odor, it has also been used as a fishing bait additive and as a stink bomb. It is widely used as a flavoring agent for human food and beverages.

Solubility
Miscible with water, ethanol and ether. Slightly miscible with carbon tetrachloride.

Notes
Store in cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
TRUSTED_SUSTAINABILITY
pH 2.5
Melting Point -8°C
Boiling Point 162°C to 164°C
Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2COOH
UN Number UN2820
Beilstein 906770
Merck Index 14,1593
Solubility Information Miscible with water,ethanol and ether. Slightly miscible with carbon tetrachloride.
Formula Weight 88.11
Percent Purity ≥99%
Density 0.964
Quantity 500 mL
Flash Point 69°C (156°F)
Odor Rancid
Refractive Index 1.398
Chemical Name or Material Butyric acid
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GHS H Statement
H311-H314-H318-H227
Toxic in contact with skin.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Combustible liquid.

DOTInformation Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: BUTYRIC ACID
EINECSNumber 203-532-3
RTECSNumber ES5425000
TSCA Yes
Recommended Storage Ambient temperatures

P210-P235-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

H227-H302-H314-H335

RUO – Research Use Only

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