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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ n-Butyric Anhydride


Applications
  • Food flavors & food fragrances
  • Intermediates
  • Lubricants
  • Pharmaceutical chemicals
  • Specialty chemicals

Product Description
Eastman™ n-Butyric Anhydride is a water-white liquid that hyrolyzes to butryic acid. It has a minimum assay of 98%.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
General
Molecular Weight158.22
Empirical FormulaC8H14O3
Boiling Point195 °C (383 °F)
Freezing Point-73.3 °C (-99.7 °F)
Vapor Pressure 
     @ 20°C0.3 mm Hg
Refractive Index1.4105 n(25°C/D)
Viscosity 
     @ 25°C1.52 cP
Coefficient of Expansion 
     @ 20°C0.000989
Solubility 
     in Water, @ 25°CDecomposes
     Water In, @ 25°CDecomposes
Flash Point 
     Tag Closed Cup82 °C (180 °F)
     Tag Open Cup84 °C (183 °F)
Fire Point87 °C (189 °F)
Autoignition Temperature279 °C (535 °F)
Flammability Limits in Air, % by Volume 
     Lower @ 104°C1.09 Vol %
     Upper @ 144°C7.6 Vol %
Wt/Vol 
     @ 20°C0.97 kg/L (8.059 lb/gal)
FormLiquid
Color 
     Pt-Co15
Assay98 wt %
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C0.97



Comments
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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