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Alfa Aesar™ Butyric acid, 99+%

$29.53 - $85.74

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Butyric acid
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
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AAL131890F

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alfa aesar™
L131890F
2500mL Each for $85.74

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 88.11
Health Hazard 3 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.
Chemical Name or Material Butyric acid
Health Hazard 1 Danger
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: BUTYRIC ACID
MDL Number MFCD00002814
CAS 107-92-6
Melting Point −8°C
pH 2.5
Boiling Point 162° to 164°C
Beilstein 906770
Odor Rancid
Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2COOH
Merck Index 14,1593
Molecular Formula C4H8O2
TSCA TSCA
UN Number UN2820
Assay ≥99%
Quantity 2500mL
Health Hazard 2 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.
Flash Point 69°C (156°F)
RTECS Number ES5425000

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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.