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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ Butyric Acid


Applications
  • Commerical printing inks
  • Feed ingredients
  • Feed intermediates
  • Food flavors & food fragrances
  • Intermediates
  • Pharmaceutical chemicals
  • Plasticizer
Key Attributes
  • Assay of 99.0% minimum and an APHA color of 15
  • For general industrial use

Product Description
Eastman™ Butyric acid (C3H7COOH) is a clear, colorless liquid, with a strong pungent odor. Butyric acid is a naturally occurring short-chain fatty acid found in the human body, butter, and numerous other sources. Esters and salts of butyric acid are used in a variety of applications including perfumes, flavorings, and animal feeds. Eastman offers a variety of grades of butyric acid appropriate for these various end uses.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
General
FormLiquid
Color 
     Pt-Co15 max.
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C/20°C0.96
Boiling Point164 °C
Freezing Point-7.9 °C
Assay99 wt % min.
Flash Point 
     Tag Closed Cup71 °C (160 °F)



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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