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Alfa Aesar™ Butyric acid, 99+%

$30.16 - $87.59

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 107-92-6
Molecular Formula C4H8O2
Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2COOH
Formula Weight 88.11
MDL Number MFCD00002814
UN Number UN2820
Beilstein 906770
Merck Index 14,1593
Chemical Name or Material Butyric acid
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AAL131890F SDS Alfa Aesar™
L131890F
2500mL Each for $87.59
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L13189AE*
100mL Each for $30.16
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L13189AP
500mL Each for $40.34
Specifications

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

107-92-6
CH3CH2CH2COOH
MFCD00002814
906770
Butyric acid
C4H8O2
88.11
UN2820
14,1593

Specifications

107-92-6
CH3CH2CH2COOH
MFCD00002814
906770
Rancid
2.5
2500mL
Butyric acid
C4H8O2
88.11
UN2820
14,1593
−8°C
162° to 164°C
69°C (156°F)
≥99%

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