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A18243 Butyraldehyde, 98+%

CAS Number
123-72-8
Synonyms
Butanal

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A18243-AP 500ml 28.10
A18243-0F 2500ml 63.00
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Butyraldehyde, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00007023
EINECS
204-646-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H8O
Formula Weight
72.11
Melting point
-99°
Boiling Point
75-76°
Flash Point
-11°(12°F)
Density
0.80
Refractive Index
1.3800
Storage & Sensitivity
Air Sensitive. Store under Argon. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with water, ethanol, ether, ethyl acetate, acetone and toluene.

Applications

Butyraldehyde is used as an intermediate in the production of synthetic resins, rubber accelerators, tanning auxiliaries, perfumes, flavors, plasticizers and high molecular weight polymers. It acts as a chemical intermediate to prepare other chemicals such as 2-ethylhexanol, n-butanol, polyvinyl butyral (PVB), n-butyric acid and pharmaceuticals.

Notes

Air sensitive. Store in cool place. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, reducing agents, strong bases and acids.

Literature References

Lee, S.; Varma, A. Aldol condensation of n-butyraldehyde in a biphasic stirred tank reactor: Experiments and models. AIChE Journal 2015, 61 (7), 2228-2239.

Schlager, S.; Neugebauer, H.; Haberbauer, M.; Hinterberger, G.; Sariciftci, N. S. Direct Electrochemical Addressing of Immobilized Alcohol Dehydrogenase for the Heterogeneous Bioelectrocatalytic Reduction of Butyraldehyde to Butanol. ChemCatChem 2015, 7 (6), 967 - 971.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H319

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P240-P241-P242-P243-P264b-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,1591
Beilstein
506061
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2912.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
ES2275000

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