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Gamma Butyrolactone

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Gamma Butyrolactone

CAS #

96-48-0

SYNONYM

Dihydrofuran-2(3H)-one; GBL; Butan-4-olide; Dihydro-2(3H)-furanone (-butyrolactone); 4-Hydroxybutanoic acid lactone; Dihydro-2(3H)-furanone; NCI-C55878; Butyrolactone; Butyric acid, 4-hydroxy-, gamma-lactone; 2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-2-furanone; 4-Hydroxybutanoic acid, ?-lactone; BLON; ?-Hydrooxybutyric acid lactone; 4-Hydroxybutyric acid, ?-lactone; Butyric acid lactone; Dihydro-2-furanone; dihydro-2(3H)-furanone (?-butyrolactone); 4-butanolide; dihydro-(3H)-furan-2-one; 4-Butyrolactone a-Butyrolactone; g-Hydroxybutyric acid lactone g-Hydroxybutyrolactone; 4-Hydroxybutyric acid g-lactone; Tetrahydrofuran-2-one; 2(3H)-furanone,dihydro-; 2(3H)-Furanone, dihydro-; 4-Butyrolactone; ?-Butanolactone; Butyryl lactone; ?-Hydroxybutyric acid cyclic ester; 4-hydroxybutyric acid lactone; 2(3H)-Furanone, dihydro; ?-BL; 2-Oxolanone; Butanoic acid, 4-hydroxy-, ?-lactone; 4-Deoxytetronic acid; ?-Hydroxybutyric acid lactone; ?-6480; 3-Hydroxybutyric acid lactone; g-Hydroxybutyric acid cyclic ester; 1,4-Butyrolactone; BLO; Butyrylactone; 1,4-Butanolide; 6480; 2(3H)-Dihydrofuranone; 1,2-Butanolide; ?-Hydroxybutyrolactone; g-Butyrolactone; Agrisynth BLO; 2-Oxotetrahydrofuran; Tetrahydro-2-furanone; 2-Dihydrofuranone; NSC 4592; Butyric acid, 4-hydroxy-, ?-lactone; 1-Oxacyclopentan-2-one; Dihydro-2(3H)-furanone GBL; gamma-Butyrolactone

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FORMULA

C4H6O2

Typical Product Specifications

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

86.09

EINECS

202-509-5

SMILES

O=C1CCCO1

INCHI

1S/C4H6O2/c5-4-2-1-3-6-4/h1-3H2

INCHIKEY

YEJRWHAVMIAJKC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

FEMA

3291

MERCK

13,1596

WATER SOLUBILITY

MISCIBLE

STORAGE TEMPERATURE

2-8°C

DENSITY

1.12 g/mL at 25 °C

FLASH POINT

209 °F

MELTING POINT

-45 °C

BOILING POINT

204-205 °C

VAPOR DENSITY

3

STABILITY

Stable. Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases, strong reducing agents.

VAPOR PRESSURE

1.5 mm Hg ( 20 °C)

REFRACTIVE INDEX

1.436

NOTES

Gamma Butyrolactone uses and applications include: Intermediate for synthesis of polyvinylpyrrolidone, piperidine, phenylbutyric acid, aliphatic and cyclic compds., production of Vitamins B1 and E, alkaloids, analgesics, anesthetics; dyeing of acetate; solvent for polyacrylonitrile, cellulose acetate, methyl methacrylate polymers, polystyrene, paints, fluorinated hydrocarbons, cellulose triacetate, shellac, cosmetics; solvent, stabilizer for pharmaceuticals; pharmaceutical intermediate; reactiondiluent solvent for pesticides; constituent of paint removers, textile aids, drilling oils; flavoring agent for candy, soy milk; in paint removers, petrol. processing, inks; wetting agent for cellulose acetate films, fibers, solvent welding of plastic films in adhesive applications
FEMA#: 3291
Suggested storage of Gamma Butyrolactone: Hygroscopic

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