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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ Isobutyraldehyde, Dry

  • Agriculture intermediates
  • Process additives

Product Description
Isobutyraldehyde is a colorless, flammable liquid, having a pungent odor and used primarily as a chemical intermediate. Examples of chemicals derived from isobutyraldehyde are as follows: solvents, plasticizers, glycols, essential amino acids, flavor and fragrance chemicals, polymers, insecticides, hydraulic fluids, and lubricants.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Molecular Weight72.1
Empirical FormulaC4H8O
FormColorless liquid
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C0.787-0.791
AppearanceClear, clean liquid
Assay>99.2 wt % min.
     Pt-Co10 max.
Water0.2 wt % max.
     as Isobutyric Acid0.3 wt % max.
Boiling Point62-67 °C
Freezing Point-37 °C
Flash Point 
     Tag Closed Cup-18 °C (-1 °F)

Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

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