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Butyric acid

analytical standard

Linear Formula:
CH3CH2CH2COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
88.11
Beilstein:
906770
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

vapor density

3.04 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.43 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

autoignition temp.

824 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

expl. lim.

10 %

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.398 (lit.)

bp

162 °C (lit.)

mp

−6-−3 °C (lit.)

density

0.964 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

SMILES string

CCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C4H8O2/c1-2-3-4(5)6/h2-3H2,1H3,(H,5,6)

InChI key

FERIUCNNQQJTOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Butyric acid is a 4-carbon fatty acid which is a potent differentiation agent for cells and also possesses antiproliferative activity. In cultured mammalian cells it affects growth rate, morphology and gene expression. It also induces apoptosis.

Application

It was used as calibration standard in analysing volatile fatty acids from faecal samples using GLC and HPLC methods.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

161.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

72 °C - 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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