Acetyl Butyrolcatone (ABL)

CAS #517-23-7

C6H8O3

About

Acetyl Butyrolcatone (ABL) is an organic compound and a derivative of γ-butyrolactone.2-Acetylbutyrolactone is manufactured by two methods: 1)condensation reaction between an ester of acetic acid with butyrolactone in an alkaline solution. 2) reaction between Ethylene Dioxide and Ethyl acetoacetate. ABL is a precursor of many organic compounds.

Synonyms

Synonyms Acetyldihydro-2(3H)-furanone; 3-Acetyldihydrofuran-2-one; α-Acetyl-γ-butyrolactone; α-Acetyl-γ-hydroxybutyric Acid γ-Lactone; 2-Oxo-3-acetyltetrahydrofuran; NSC 2019; α-(2-Hydroxyethyl)acetoacetic acid γ-lactone;

Property

Specifications

Structure

IUPAC Name

3-acetyloxolan-2-one

Appearance

Transparent Colourless Liquid

Molar Mass

128.13 gm/mol

Density

1.19 g/cm3

Melting Point

NA

Boiling Point

107–108 °C (225–226 °F)

Solubility in Water

268 gm/ltr

Vapour Pressure

0.019000 mm Hg @ 25.00 °C

Flash Point

113 °C (235 °F)

Viscosity

-

Odour

Stench Odor

APHA Value

50 max

Hazard Identification

Classified as a Non Hazardous.

Uses & Applications

Acetylbutyrolactone is used as a precursor to numerous agricultural drugs.

Market Driving Factors

Acetylbutyrolactone demand is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.37% .Growing demand in the agriculture sector is the key driving force for the growth of ABL.

Grades Available

High Purity Grade

Origin

Elchemy International offers Indian origin Acetyl Butyrolcatone (ABL).

Packaging

Elchemy International offers Acetyl Butyrolcatone (ABL) with packaging in a Polyethylene drum(200 kg) and ISO tanks.

Stability/Shelf Life

Acetyl Butyrolcatone (ABL) is stable when it is stored in container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

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