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LC3684 Methyl butyrate

for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC30684 Glass bottle 100 ml 11.88
AC30684 Glass bottle 500 ml 33.30


Product information
Synonyms Butyric acid methyl ester, Butanoic acid methyl ester
Hill Formula C5H10O2
Chemical formula CH3CH2CH2COOCH3
HS Code 2915 60 19
EC number 210-792-1
Molar mass 102.13 g/mol
CAS number 623-42-7


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 16 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point -84 °C
Molar mass 102.13 g/mol
Density 0.90 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value (H2O) neutral
Boiling point 103 °C
Vapor pressure 32 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 1.6 %(V)
Flash point 14 °C


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Precautionary Statement(s) P210: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. – No smoking.
P233: Keep container tightly closed.
P260: Do not breathe vapour.
P403 + P235: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)
RTECS ET5500000
Storage class 3 Flammable Liquids
WGK WGK 2 water endangering


Safety information
R Phrase R 11
Highly flammable.
S Phrase S 16-23-29-33
Keep away from sources of ignition – No smoking.Do not breathe vapour.Do not empty into drains.Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Categories of danger highly flammable
Hazard Symbol Flammable


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1237 METHYL BUTYRATE, 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1237 METHYL BUTYRATE, 3, II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 3800 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit 3560 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 98 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.896 – 0.899
Identity (IR) passes test


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