Isobutyric Acid Regular

Isobutyric Acid is a high-purity (minimum of 99%) intermediate used as a solvent in applications where desirable odors and flavor characteristics are important.
Product Overview

INCI: Isobutyric Acid

Eastman™ specialty acids and anhydrides are high-purity intermediates used in the synthesis and manufacture a wide variety of products. The potassium salt of isobutyric acid is effective as a solubility promoter in the caustic extraction of mercaptans from sour petroleum stocks.

Product Specifications

Form: Clear, clean liquid
APHA color: 10 maximum, colorless
Assay: 99.5 % minimum
Molecular weight: 88.1
Specific gravity (@ 20ºC/20ºC): 0.95
Boiling point: 155ºC
Freezing point: -47ºC
Fire point: 67 ºC
Vapor pressure (@ 20ºC): 1.5mm Hg
Solubility in water (@ 25ºC): 21 wt %
Solubility water in (@ 25ºC): 42 wt %
Viscosity (@ 25ºC): 1.3 cP
CAS number: 79-31-2
Molecular formula: C4H8O2
Synonyms: 2-methylpropanoic acid, 2-methylpropionic acid, isobutanoic acid, isopropyl formic acid

Primary Chemistry: Isobutyric Acid
Features & Benefits

Not animal derived
Soluble in water and organic solvents
Manufactured and handled in accordance with appropriate current Good Manufacturing Practices

Problems Solved
Solubility issues in ethanol, ether, and organic solvents

Agriculture intermediates
Dyes, pigments, paints
Food chemicals
Food flavors
Food fragrances
Fragrance intermediate
Intermediate for other intermediates
Pharmaceutical chemicals
Protective coatings