Butyric Acid

Butyric Acid (C4H8O2) is a colorless liquid, fatty acid. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Butyric Acid. Please review our fire rated products: Fire-rated, CHEMLoc, FIRELoc

Butyric Acid Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash point 17°F.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in proper flammable chemical storage building.
  • Compatible Details:
  • Description: Butyric acid, also known under the systematic name butanoic acid, is a carboxylic acid with the structural formula CH3CH2CH2-COOH. Salts and esters of butyric acid are known as butyrates or butanoates.
  • Classification: CLASS 8
  • Brand Name: n/a

Butyric Acid Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C4H8O2 959.50 kg/m³ 326.3°F (163.5°C) Butanoic acid 88.11 g/mol Water 17.78°F (-7.9°C)




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