Butyraldehyde (C4H8O) is a colorless, highly flammable liquid. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Butyraldehyde. Please review our fire rated products: Fire-rated, SUPERLoc, FIRELoc, DRUMLoc

Butyraldehyde Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash point 2°F. Polymerizable.
  • 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: oxidizing agents, strong bases, strong reducing agents, strong acids.
  • Description: Butyraldehyde, also known as butanal, is an organic compound with the formula CH3(CH2)2CHO. This compound is the aldehyde derivative of butane. It is a colourless flammable liquid with an acrid smell. It is miscible with most organic solvents.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Butyraldehyde Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C4H8O 800.00 kg/m³ 166.6°F (74.8°C) Butanal 72.11 g/mol Methanol, Diethyl Ether, n-Octanol, acetone -96.86°C, 176 K, -142°F

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