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Alfa Aesar™ 3-Hydroxybutyric acid, 98%

$180.91 - $607.80

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 3-Hydroxybutyric acid
CAS 300-85-6
Molecular Formula C4H8O3
Formula Weight 104.10g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004546
Merck Index 14,4816
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AAH3042606

 
alfa aesar™
H30426-06
5g Each for $180.91

AAH3042614

 
alfa aesar™
H30426-14
25g Each for $607.80
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 36° to 39°C
Quantity 5g
Odor Odorless
Chemical Name or Material 3-Hydroxybutyric acid
CAS 300-85-6
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C4H8O3
Formula Weight 104.10g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004546
Merck Index 14,4816
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280g-P305+P351+P338
Wear protective gloves.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
3-Hydroxybutyric acid is used in enantioselective synthesis of D-(-)-3-hydroxybutyric acid by escherichia coli. It forms films of random copolymer with (R)-3-hydroxypentanoic acid, (R)-3-hydroxyhexanoic acid, 4-hydroxybutyric acid, 6-hydroxyhexanoic acid and (S,S)-lactide by the melt-crystallized method.

Solubility
Miscible with water, alcohol and ether.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with acids and bases.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P280g-P305+P351+P338
Wear protective gloves.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.