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L04038 Isobutyric acid, 99%

CAS Number
79-31-2
Synonyms
2-Methylpropionic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L04038-AE 100ml 20.50
L04038-AP 500ml 26.40
L04038-0F 2500ml 82.20
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Isobutyric acid, 99%

MDL
MFCD00002658
EINECS
201-195-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
(CH3)2CHCO2H
Formula Weight
88.11
Melting point
-47°
Boiling Point
153-154°
Flash Point
59°(138°F)
Density
0.948
Refractive Index
1.3928
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with water, alcohol, chloroform and ether. Slightly miscible with carbon tetrachloride.

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.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Tashiro, Y.; Rodriguez, G. M.; Atsumi, S. 2-Keto acids based biosynthesis pathways for renewable fuels and chemicals. J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 2015, 42 (3), 361-373.

Luo, L.; Liu, D.; Li, L.; Chen, Y. Phase equilibria of (water + propionic acid or butyric acid + 2-methoxy-2-methylpropane) ternary systems at 298.2 K and 323.2 K. Fluid Phase Equilib. 2015, 403, 30-35.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H302-H311-H314-H335

Flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: 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

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. 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 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. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. 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
14,5155
Beilstein
635770
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.60
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
NQ4375000

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