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129542

Sigma-Aldrich

Isovaleric acid

99%

Synonym(s):
3-Methylbutyric acid, 3-Methylbutanoic acid
Linear Formula:
(CH3)2CHCH2COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
102.13
Beilstein:
1098522
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

vapor pressure

0.38 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

824 °F

refractive index

n20/D 1.403 (lit.)

bp

175-177 °C (lit.)

mp

−29 °C (lit.)

density

0.925 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CC(C)CC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C5H10O2/c1-4(2)3-5(6)7/h4H,3H2,1-2H3,(H,6,7)

InChI key

GWYFCOCPABKNJV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Isovaleric acid is a volatile organic compound present in vinegar bait and is determined by solid phase microextraction. Isovaleric acid inhibits the synthesis of saturated fatty acids. It is a favorable carbon source for cell growth. Moreover, it is a promising odor indicator.

Application

Isovaleric acid inhibits the synthesis of saturated fatty acids.

Packaging

100, 500 mL in glass bottle

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. 129542.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

176.0 °F - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Flash Point(C)

80 °C - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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