Butyric Acid FCC Grade

Can Be Used In Food, Drug, Or Medical Applications

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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
  • Binder
  • Chemical intermediate


Chemistry Table

Butyric Acid, Butanoic Acid, n-Butyric Acid, n-Butanoic acid
FCC Grade
Butanoic Acid

Butyric Acid FCC Grade Specifications

Assay ≥99.0%
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.


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