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A16238 Valeric acid, 99%

CAS Number
109-52-4
Synonyms
Pentanoic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A16238-AE 100ml 21.20
A16238-AP 500ml 26.20
A16238-0F 2500ml 76.00
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Valeric acid, 99%

MDL
MFCD00004413
EINECS
203-677-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H10O2
Formula Weight
102.13
Melting point
-34°
Boiling Point
184-186°
Flash Point
88°(190°F)
Density
0.938
Refractive Index
1.4080
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
It is soluble in water.

Applications

Valeric acid, is used as a sex attractant of the sugar beet wireworm, Limonius californicus. It is used predominantly as an intermediate in the manufacture of flavors and perfumes, ester type lubricants, plasticizers and vinyl stabilizesrs. It is a food additive used as a synthetic flavoring substance dan adjuvant. It is an inert ingredient in controlling pest.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

F Albericio.; N Kneib-Cordonier. Preparation and application of the 5-(4-(9-fluorenylmethyloxycarbonyl) aminomethyl-3, 5-dimethoxyphenoxy)-valeric acid (PAL) handle for the solid-phase synthesis . J. Org. Chem.1990, 55, (12), 3730-3743.

AK Anderson.; K Christoff.; I Stappen, D Panitz. Dissociated neural representations of intensity and valence in human olfaction. Nature Neuroscience.2003, 6,, 196 - 202.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H227-H314-H335

Combustible liquid. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P235-P260-P264b-P271-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep cool. Do not breathe 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 SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,9904
Beilstein
969454
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.60
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
YV6100000

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