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Butyl alcohol

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natural, ≥99.5%, FCC, FG

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Synonym(s):
1-Butanol, n-Butanol, Butyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)3OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
74.12
FEMA Number:
2178
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
969148
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
52c
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
2.004
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

Quality Level

agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117

vapor density

2.55 (vs air)

assay

≥99.5%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

649 °F

expl. lim.

11.2 %

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Use of Renewable Feedstocks
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refractive index

n20/D 1.399 (lit.)

pH

7 (20 °C, 70 g/L)

bp

116-118 °C (lit.)

mp

−90 °C (lit.)

density

0.81 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

greener alternative category

organoleptic

balsamic; sweet; whiskey

SMILES string

CCCCO

InChI

1S/C4H10O/c1-2-3-4-5/h5H,2-4H2,1H3

InChI key

LRHPLDYGYMQRHN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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W217816

Butyl alcohol

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PHR1209

1-Butanol

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360465

1-Butanol

Essential Grade
vibrant-m

BX1777

Butyl Alcohol

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grade

FG, Kosher, Halal, natural

grade

certified reference material, pharmaceutical secondary standard

grade

ACS reagent

grade

-

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

-

food allergen

-

food allergen

-

vapor density

2.55 (vs air)

vapor density

2.55 (vs air)

vapor density

2.55 (vs air)

vapor density

-

mp

−90 °C (lit.)

mp

−90 °C (lit.)

mp

−90 °C (lit.)

mp

-89 °C

refractive index

n20/D 1.399 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.399 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.399 (lit.)

refractive index

-

General description

Butyl alcohol is an aliphatic alcohol that can be used as a flavoring agent. It has been identified as one of the main volatile components of mushrooms.
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Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class

3 - Flammable liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

95.0 °F - Pensky-Martens closed cup

flash_point_c

35 °C - Pensky-Martens closed cup

ppe

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


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Burdock GA
Encyclopedia of Food and Color Additives, 1, 319-320 (1997)
Volatile components of mushroom (Agaricus subrufecens)
Chen CC & Wu CM
Journal of Food Science, 49(4), 1208-1209 (1984)
R W Wulkan et al.
The International journal of biochemistry, 18(11), 1045-1051 (1986-01-01)
The butanol extraction method of Morton (1950), a routine step in enzyme purification, is discussed with special reference to a hydrophobic form of alkaline phosphatase from human liver tissue. This form slowly precipitates from butanol-extracted liver tissue homogenates stored at
Joel G Davis et al.
Nature, 491(7425), 582-585 (2012-11-23)
Hydrophobic hydration is considered to have a key role in biological processes ranging from membrane formation to protein folding and ligand binding. Historically, hydrophobic hydration shells were thought to resemble solid clathrate hydrates, with solutes surrounded by polyhedral cages composed
A L Gainer et al.
Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry, 123(1-2), 11-17 (1982-08-04)
Neutrophils were isolated in good yield from fresh whole blood and their alkaline phosphatase was solubilized. Inhibitor studies using L-phenylalanylglycylglycine, L-phenylalanine and L-homoarginine revealed a distinct pattern of inhibition for each of the crude or purified preparations of the human

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