Product Name

Isobutyric acid cas 79-31-2

Basic Information

CAS No:79-31-2
Molecular Formula:C4H8O2
Molecular Weight:88.105
Remarks:Factory direct sales

Isobutyric acid Properties




Colorless liquid



Melting point/℃-47
density(Kg/m³)1000(rough estimate)
refractive index1.408
Flash point/℃55.6
storage temproom temperature

Isobutyric acid USES

1. Used to produce various esters. Methyl isobutyrate has apricot aroma, propyl isobutyrate has pineapple flavor, isoamyl isobutyrate has banana flavor, octyl isobutyrate has grape flavor, and benzyl isobutyrate has grassy fragrance.

2. Used in the manufacture of varnishes and plasticizers

3. Isobutyric acid has some important derivatives which are industrially used to produce isobutyronitrile intermediatesandthen converted to isobutyl hydrazine hydrochlorideasthe raw material forinsecticide diazinon.

4. Used for preservatives, leather deashing and disinfectants in organic synthesis

Isobutyric acid Packaging

Packing: 25Kg,100Kg,200Kg,1000Kg/Drum

Isobutyric acid storage

  1. Store barreled products in a cool, ventilated warehouse; keep away from

fire and heat sources. The warehousing temperature does not exceed 30 ℃, and the relative

humidity does not exceed 80%. Keep the container sealed; products should be stored separately

from oxidants, reducing agents, etc., and should not be mixed; be equipped with fire-fighting

equipment of appropriate variety and quantity; the storage area should be equipped with

equipment for emergency treatment of leakage and suitable containment materials;

  1. Store in a special storage tank; keep away from fire and heat sources; there is fire-fighting foam

for a fire emergency, and the tank area is equipped with equipment for the emergency treatment of


  1. Shelf life: The shelf life of this product is 6 months.

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