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W217816

Sigma-Aldrich

Butyl alcohol

natural, ≥99.5%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
1-Butanol, n-Butanol, Butyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)3OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
74.12
FEMA Number:
2178
Beilstein:
969148
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
52c
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
2.004
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

Quality Level

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117

vapor density

2.55 (vs air)

assay

≥99.5%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

649 °F

expl. lim.

11.2 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.399 (lit.)

pH

7 (20 °C, 70 g/L)

bp

116-118 °C (lit.)

mp

−90 °C (lit.)

density

0.81 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

balsamic; sweet; whiskey

SMILES string

CCCCO

InChI

1S/C4H10O/c1-2-3-4-5/h5H,2-4H2,1H3

InChI key

LRHPLDYGYMQRHN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Butyl alcohol is an aliphatic alcohol that can be used as a flavoring agent. It has been identified as one of the main volatile components of mushrooms.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle
8 kg in steel drum

Legal Information

For R&D Use and/or Food Manufacturing only

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

95.0 °F - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Flash Point(C)

35 °C - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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