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2,3-Butanediol CAS 513-85-9

Assay: 99.5%
Appearance: Colorless to liqght yellow transparent liquid
Capacity: 100MT/month
Packaging: 200kg/drum
Sample: available



2,3-Butanediol Details

Chemical Name:2,3-Butanediol

CAS No.: 513-85-9

Molecular Formula: CH3CH(OH)CH(OH)CH3

Molecular Weight:90.12

Appearance: Colorless to light yellow transparent liquid

2,3-Butanediol Typical Properties

Items Standard
Appearance Colorless to light yellow transparent liquid
2,3-Butanediol Purity, % ≥99
Racemic content of 2,3-Butanediol, % /
Natural degree test, % /
Heavy metal content (Pb), % ≤0.001
(AS) Arsenic content, % ≤0.0001
Boiling point 179-182℃
Relative density (d2525) 1.001-1.005 (25/25℃)
Refractive index ((nD20)) 1.435-1.440
Solubility Soluble in water, ethanol and glycerol

2,3-Butanediol Usage

  1. For the preparation of inks, perfumes, fumigants, moisturizers, softeners, plasticizers, explosives and pharmaceutical chiral carriers, etc.
  2. Its oxidation products 3-hydroxybutanone and diacetyl can be used as flavorants
  3. Because of its high calorific value (27 200kJ/kg), it is equivalent to ethanol (29 055kJ/kg) and methanol (22 081kJ/kg), so it can be used as a fuel additive.
  4. Used as intermediates in medicine and pesticides
  5. In China, it has also been added to white wine to improve the flavor of white wine.

2,3-Butanediol Packaging and Shipping

Packing: 200kg/drum

2,3-Butanediol Storage

Stored in a sealed container in a cool dry and ventilated place away from sunlight

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