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Alfa Aesar™ Butyric acid, 99+%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ L13189AP

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Catalog No. AAL13189AP



Description

Description

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.
Specifications

Specifications

Butyric acid
C4H8O2
MFCD00002814
906770
butyric acid, n-butyric acid, n-butanoic acid, propylformic acid, ethylacetic acid, butanic acid, 1-propanecarboxylic acid, butyrate, 1-butyric acid, buttersaeure
CCCC(=O)O
88.106
CHEBI:30772
≥99%
-8°C
162°C to 164°C
69°C (156°F)
107-92-6
CH3CH2CH2COOH
UN2820
14,1593
FERIUCNNQQJTOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
butanoic acid
264
88.11
Rancid
2.5
500mL

Chemical Identifiers

107-92-6
88.106
FERIUCNNQQJTOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
264
butanoic acid
C4H8O2
MFCD00002814
butyric acid, n-butyric acid, n-butanoic acid, propylformic acid, ethylacetic acid, butanic acid, 1-propanecarboxylic acid, butyrate, 1-butyric acid, buttersaeure
CHEBI:30772
CCCC(=O)O
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

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.

GHS P Statement
P210-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: BUTYRIC ACID

RTECSNumber : ES5425000

TSCA : TSCA

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