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3-Hydroxybutyric acid

95%

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Synonym(s):
(±)-3-Hydroxybutanoic acid, DL-β-Hydroxybutyric acid
Linear Formula:
CH3CH(OH)CH2COOH
Molecular Weight:
104.10
Beilstein:
773861
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

Assay

95%

refractive index

n20/D 1.443 (lit.)

bp

118-120 °C/2 mmHg (lit.)

solubility

ethanol: soluble 50 mg/mL, clear

density

1.126 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC(O)CC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C4H8O3/c1-3(5)2-4(6)7/h3,5H,2H2,1H3,(H,6,7)

InChI key

WHBMMWSBFZVSSR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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3-Hydroxybutyric acid 95%

Sigma-Aldrich

166898

3-Hydroxybutyric acid

3-Hydroxybutyric acid analytical standard

Supelco

52017

3-Hydroxybutyric acid

refractive index

n20/D 1.443 (lit.)

refractive index

-

refractive index

n20/D 1.4390-1.4450, n20/D 1.443 (lit.)

refractive index

-

bp

118-120 °C/2 mmHg (lit.)

bp

-

bp

118-120 °C/2 mmHg (lit.)

bp

-

solubility

ethanol: soluble 50 mg/mL, clear

solubility

water: 1 g/10 mL, clear, colorless

solubility

-

solubility

-

density

1.126 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

-

density

1.126 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

-

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

General description

3-Hydroxybutyric acid forms films of random copolymer with (R)-3-hydroxypentanoic acid, (R)-3-hydroxyhexanoic acid, 4-hydroxybutyric acid, 6-hydroxyhexanoic acid and (S,S)-lactide by the melt-crystallized method. It is an important intermediate for the fine chemical industry.

Application

3-Hydroxybutyric acid was used in enantioselective synthesis of D-(-)-3-hydroxybutyric acid by Escherichia coli.

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

233.6 °F

Flash Point(C)

112 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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PloS one, 8(2), e57157-e57157 (2013-03-08)
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