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43354 3-Hydroxybutyric acid, tech.

CAS Number
300-85-6
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
43354-06 5g 78.90
43354-14 25g 315.00
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3-Hydroxybutyric acid, tech.

MDL
MFCD00004546
EINECS
206-099-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H8O3
Formula Weight
104.10
Form
Liquid
Boiling Point
130°/12mm
Flash Point
>112°(234°F)
Density
1.13
Refractive Index
1.4445
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, ether

Applications

Industrially, 3-hydroxybutanoic acid is used for the manufacture of biodegradable plastics. It is also acts as a solvent in organoleptics, cosmetics. It is also used in enantioselective synthesis of D-(-)-3-hydroxybutyric acid by Escherichia coli.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Hygroscopic.

Literature References

C. Guillard. Photocatalytic degradation of butanoic acid: Influence of its ionisation state on the degradation pathway: comparison with O3/UV process. J. Photochem. Photobiol., A. 2000, 135 (1), 65-75.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,4816
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.19
TSCA
Yes

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