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2052-15-5 - n-Butyl levulinate, 98% - n-Butyl 4-oxopentanoate - Levulinic acid n-butyl ester - H59274 - Alfa Aesar

H59274 n-Butyl levulinate, 98%

CAS Number
2052-15-5
Synonyms
n-Butyl 4-oxopentanoate
Levulinic acid n-butyl ester

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100ml 8.59
500ml 49.98
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n-Butyl levulinate, 98%

MDL
MFCD00009449
EINECS
218-143-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
C9H16O3
Formula Weight
172.22
Boiling Point
106-108°/5.5mm
Flash Point
92°(198°F)
Density
0.974
Refractive Index
1.4270
Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

Butyl levulinate was used in the synthesis of γ-valerolactone.

Notes

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

Literature References

Xian-Long Du; Qing-Yuan Bi; Yong-Mei Liu; Yong Cao; Kang-Nian Fan. Conversion of biomass-derived levulinate and formate esters into γ-valerolactone over supported gold catalysts. Chemsuschem Chemistry And Sustainability, Energy & Materials,2011,4(12), 1838-1843.

S. Dharne; V.V. Bokade. Esterification of levulinic acid to n-butyl levulinate over heteropolyacid supported on acid-treated clay. Journal of Natural Gas Chemistry,2011,20(1), 18-24.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.30
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OI1695000

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