ETHYL BUTYRATE - (105-54-4)

Introduction

Name: ethyl butyrate
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 105-54-4
Chemical Formula: C6H12O2
Molar Mass: 116.15828 g
Mass Percent: C 62.039 %; H 10.412 %; O 27.547 % 
Isomers:  propyl propionate  •  4-hydroxy-4-methyl-2-pentanone  •  butyl acetate  •  hexanoic acid*  •  isopropyl glycidyl ether  •  2-methylpentanoic acid  •  ethyl isobutyrate

Classification

• organic

Uses/Function

• "Manuf[acture] artificial rum; perfumery; the alcoholic sol[utio]n constitutes the so-called "pineapple oil."" 1

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Sources

(1) - The Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals, 13th ed.; Budavari, S.; O'Neil, M.J.; Smith, A.; Heckelman, P. E.; Kinneary, J. F., Eds.; Merck & Co.: Whitehouse Station, NJ, 2001; entry 3810.