Trade name: Isobutyraldehyde
Chemical name: Isobutanal; 2-methylpropanal
CN:2912 19 00
Isobutyraldehyde is a colourless and clear liquid, with the specific odour which is pungent, acrid and penetrating.
Colour max. 15 Pt-Co
Acid number max. 2 mg KOH/g
n-Butyraldehyde contenT max 0.2* wt %
Water content max. 1.5 wt %
Isobutyraldehyde min. 99.5* wt %
*These values give no consideration to the water content in the product
Isobutyraldehyde makes a feed for the synthesis of alcohols, acids, amines and esters. It is used in the chemical processes for the production of plasticisers, pharmaceuticals, crop protection products, synthetic resins, fragrances, solvents and various additives which are used in numerous branches of the industry (antioxidants, wetting agents, perfume components, improving agents, etc.). Isobutyraldehyde has been registered as a transported isolated intermediate. Pursuant to the REACH Regulation, it must be used for chemical processing in order to be transformed into another substance only.
Isobutyraldehyde is available in bulk shipments, in stainless steel rail tank cars or road tankers, and/or in tank-containers which have been approved for that type of cargo.
Other types of containers are also allowable, if they protect the product sufficiently to maintain its quality, and if they provide safety in transport, storage, handling and use. In that case, the client should:
Isobutyraldehyde is Kosher-certified.