About Butyric Acid FCC Grade
Butyric Acid, also known as n-Butyric Acid, n-Butanoic Acid, Butyric Acid has the molecular formula C4H8O2. It appears as a colorless liquid with an unpleasant and penetrating odor. It is a saturated short-chain fatty acid with a 4-Carbon backbone and is commonly found in esterified form in plant oils and animal fats. It is miscible in Water, Ether, Ethanol and slightly soluble in Carbon Tetrachloride.
Lab Alley’s Butyric Acid is highly pure and contains >99% Butyric Acid. FCC Grade chemical is the one that conforms to the criteria of the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC). A substance that has received the FCC Grade can be used in food, drug, or medical applications.
Common Uses and Applications
- Flavoring agent
- Household cleaning
- Chemical intermediate
|Butyric Acid, Butanoic Acid, n-Butyric Acid, n-Butanoic acid|
Butyric Acid FCC Grade Specifications
|Color and Appearance||clear colorless|
|Specific Gravity @ 25/25°C||0.953 - 0.957|
|Refractive Index||1.397 - 1.398|
|Heavy Metals Test||Negative|
|Odor||Comparable to Target|
Safety and Shipping Information
DOT: Butyric Acid, 8, UN2820, PG III
Please contact us to request a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Certificate of Analysis (COA) for Butyric Acid, Reagent / FCC.