Trade name: n-Butyraldehyde
Chemical name: n-Butyraldehyde; Butanal
CN: 2912 19 00
n-Butyraldehyde is a colourless and clear liquid, with the specific odour which is pungent, acrid and penetrating.
Colour max. 15 Pt-Co
Acid number max. 1 mg KOH/g
Isobutyraldehyde content max. 0.1 wt %
Water content max. 0.2 wt %
n-Butyraldehyde min. 99.5 wt %
n-Butyraldehyde makes a feed for the synthesis of alcohols (monohydric and polyhydric alcohols), acids, amines and esters. It is also 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 (fillers, wetting agents, anti-foaming agents, improving agents, etc.). n-Butyraldehyde 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.
n-Butyraldehyde 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:
n-Butyraldehyde is Kosher-certified.