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Butyl Lactate

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Butyl Lactate

CAS #

138-22-7

SYNONYM

Butyl 2-hydroxypropanoate; Butyl-L-2-hydroxy propionate; Butyl-S-2-hydroxy propionate; Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, butyl ester; Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, butyl ester

FORMULA

C7H14O3

Product Specifications

APPEARANCE

colorless clear liquid

ASSAY

95.00 to 100.00 %

SPECIFIC GRAVITY

0.97400 to 0.98400 @ 25.00 °C

POUNDS/GALLON

8.105 to 8.188

REFRACTIVE INDEX

1.41800 to 1.42400 @ 20.00 °C

MELTING POINT

-28.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg

BOILING POINT

185.00 to 187.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg

BOILING POINT

76.00 °C. @ 6.00 mm Hg

ACID VALUE

1.00 max. KOH/g

VAPOR PRESSURE

0.400000 mm/Hg @ 20.00 °C

FLASH POINT

157.00 °F. TCC

LOGP (O/W)

0.88

SHELF LIFE

24 month(s) or longer if stored properly

STORAGE

store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light

ODOR TYPE

creamy

ODOR

Creamy, dairy, milky, earthy, ketonic, waxy, Iactonic, vanilla and cheesy

TASTE

Dairy, creamy, milky, coconut and nutty

CHEMICAL STRUCTURE

Butyl Lactate distributor CAS: 138-22-7 C7H14O3 chemical structure

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

146.19

DENSITY

0.974-0.984 (2020 c)

SLIGHTLY SOLUBLE

in water

NOTES

FEMA# 2205


 


This product has a faint butter, fruity aroma and is used for cognac, cider and white wine. 

Use: MASKING, SOLVENT

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