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Alfa Aesar™ Isobutyric acid, 99%

$30.28 - $123.86

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Isobutyric acid
CAS 79-31-2
Molecular Formula (CH3)2CHCO2H
Formula Weight 88.11
MDL Number MFCD00002658
UN Number UN2529
Beilstein 635770
Merck Index 14,5155
Synonym 2-Methylpropionic acid
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AAL04038AE

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alfa aesar™
L04038AE
100mL Each for $30.28

AAL040380F

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L040380F
2500mL Each for $123.86

AAL04038AP

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alfa aesar™
L04038AP
500mL Each for $37.53
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 88.11
Chemical Name or Material Isobutyric acid
MDL Number MFCD00002658
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Beilstein 635770
Molecular Formula (CH3)2CHCO2H
Boiling Point 153° to 154°C
Flash Point 59°C (138°F)
Assay 99%
CAS 79-31-2
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H302-H312
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
RTECS Number NQ4375000
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Synonym 2-Methylpropionic acid
Merck Index 14,5155
UN Number UN2529
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ISOBUTYRIC ACID
TSCA TSCA
Odor Pungent
Melting Point −47°C
Quantity 100mL

Applications
Isobutyric acid is used to prepare esters for flavors and perfumes. It is also used as a disinfecting agent, preservative and tanning agent. It finds applications in textile, varnish and the leather industry. Further, it is used as a lactation stimulant in dairy cattle. In addition to this, it is used in the preparation of tetramethylsuccinic acid and diisopropyl ketone.

Solubility
Miscible with water, alcohol, chloroform and ether. Slightly miscible with carbon tetrachloride.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H226-H302-H312
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.