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Butyric Acid

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Butyric Acid

CAS #

107-92-6

SYNONYM

butanoic acid, butanic acid, n-butyric acid, ethylacetic acid, propylformic acid, 1-propanecarboxylic acid ; Butanoic acid; Butanoic acid

FORMULA

C4H8O2

Product Specifications

APPEARANCE

Colorless liquid

EMPIRICAL FORMULA

C4H8O2

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

88.11

ASSAY

99.0% minimum

BOILING POINT

164 C

FLASH POINT

162 F Closed Cup

REFRACTIVE INDEX

1.397 - 1.399

SPECIFIC GRAVITY

0.953 - 0.957

CHARACTERISTIC ODOR

Strong, rancid, buttery

CHEMICAL STRUCTURE

Butyric Acid distributor CAS: 107-92-6 C4H8O2 chemical structure

ODOR

strong rancid butter odor

VAPOR PRESSURE

0.84 mm hg (20 c)

MELTING POINT

-7.9 c

COLOR

colorless liquid

SOLUBILITY

water, alcohol, ether

DENSITY

0.9590 (2020 c)

NOTES

Butyric acid is used in the preparation of various butanoate esters. Low-molecular-weight esters of butyric acid have mostly pleasant aromas or tastes, and are used as food and perfume additives.


 


This product has a persistent, penetrating, rancid, butter-like aroma

Use: MASKING

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