Propionic acid (CAS 79-09-4)


Propionic acid (CAS 79-09-4)

Propionic acid (/proʊpiˈɒnɪk/, from the Greek words protos, meaning “first”, and pion, meaning “fat”; also known as propanoic acid) is a naturally occurring carboxylic acid with chemical formula CH3CH2CO2H. It is a liquid with a pungent and unpleasant smell somewhat resembling body odor. The anion CH3CH2CO2− as well as the salts and esters of propionic acid are known as propionates or propanoates.

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Industries: Feed industry
CAS number: 79-09-4
WE number: 201-176-3
Index number: 607-089-00-0
Chemical formula: C3H6O2
Molar mass: 74,07 g/mol
Customs tariff code: 29155000
ADR: UN1848

Other physical properties

pH: 2,5 (100g/l H2O, 20°C)
Melting / freezing point: <-20°C
Boiling point / range: 141°C
Relative density: 0,994 g/cm3 (20°C)
Solubility in water: 0,994 g/cm3 (20°C)

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