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Valeric acid

≥99%

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Synonym(s):
n-Valeric acid, Pentanoic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)3COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
102.13
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
969454
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

vapor density

3.5 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

0.15 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

707 °F

expl. lim.

7.6 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.408 (lit.)

bp

110-111 °C/10 mmHg (lit.)
185 °C (lit.)

mp

−20-−18 °C (lit.)

density

0.939 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C5H10O2/c1-2-3-4-5(6)7/h2-4H2,1H3,(H,6,7)

InChI key

NQPDZGIKBAWPEJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Quality Level

200

Quality Level

400

Quality Level

-

Quality Level

200

refractive index

n20/D 1.408 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.408 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.4076 (lit.)

refractive index

-

bp

110-111 °C/10 mmHg (lit.), 185 °C (lit.)

bp

110-111 °C/10 mmHg (lit.), 185 °C (lit.)

bp

185 °C (lit.)

bp

185 °C (lit.)

form

liquid

form

-

form

-

form

-

mp

−20-−18 °C (lit.)

mp

−20-−18 °C (lit.)

mp

-20--18 °C (lit.)

mp

-20--18 °C (lit.)

General description

Valeric acid (VA) also known as pentanoic acid, is a short-chain fatty acid used to synthesize valeric biofuels.

Application

Sex attractant of the sugar beet wireworm, Limonius californicus.

pictograms

Corrosion

signalword

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

192.2 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

89 °C - closed cup

ppe

Faceshields, Gloves, Goggles, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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