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Isobutyric acid, 99%, Thermo Scientific Chemicals

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500 mL
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79-31-2
C4H8O2
88.11
MFCD00002658
KQNPFQTWMSNSAP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
isobutyric acid, isobutanoic acid, 2-methylpropionic acid, propanoic acid, 2-methyl, dimethylacetic acid, isopropylformic acid, iso-butyric acid, isobutyrate, cenex rp b2, acetic acid, dimethyl
6590
CHEBI:16135
2-methylpropanoic acid
CC(C)C(O)=O
79-31-2
C4H8O2
88.11
MFCD00002658
KQNPFQTWMSNSAP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
isobutyric acid, isobutanoic acid, 2-methylpropionic acid, propanoic acid, 2-methyl, dimethylacetic acid, isopropylformic acid, iso-butyric acid, isobutyrate, cenex rp b2, acetic acid, dimethyl
6590
CHEBI:16135
2-methylpropanoic acid
CC(C)C(O)=O

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.

This Thermo Scientific Chemicals brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific Chemicals.

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.
Melting Point -47°C
Boiling Point 153°C to 154°C
UN Number UN2529
Beilstein 635770
Merck Index 145155
Solubility Information Miscible with water,alcohol,chloroform and ether. Slightly miscible with carbon tetrachloride.
Formula Weight 88.11
Percent Purity 99%
Density 0.948
Quantity 500 mL
Flash Point 59°C (138°F)
Odor Pungent
Refractive Index 1.3928
Chemical Name or Material Isobutyric acid
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GHS H Statement
H226-H302-H312
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.

P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

H226-H302-H311-H314-H335

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ISOBUTYRIC ACID

EINECSNumber : 201-195-7

RTECSNumber : NQ4375000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures

RUO – Research Use Only