2,3-Butanedione - CAS # 431-03-8

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CAS 431-03-8 -

Chemical Name:  2,3-Butanedione

Chemical Formula:  C4H6O2

CAS Number:  431-03-8

EC Number (EINECS):  207-069-8

Synonyms:  Biacetyl;Butane-2,3-dione;Butanedione;Diacetyl;Dimethyl diketone;Dimethyl glyoxal;2,3-Butadione;2,3-Diketobutane;(CH3CO)2;Glyoxal, dimethyl-;Butadione;UN 2346;2,3-Dioxobutane;2,3-butandione;2,3 Butandione (Diacetyl);2,3-butanedione (diacetal);2,3-Butanedione (Diacetyl);2,3-butanodione;buta-2,3-dione;Butan-2,3-dione;Butan-2,3-dione (diacetyl);Butane-2,3-dione (diacetyl);Butanedione (diacetyl)

Appearance:  liquid with a butter-like odour

Melting Point:  -2 to -4 C

Boiling Point:  88 C

Vapor Density:  3 (air = 1)

Vapor Pressure:  52 mm Hg at 20 C

Flash Point:  6 C

Stability:  Stable. Flammable. Incompatible with acids, strong bases, metals, reducing agents, oxidizing agents. Protect from moisture and water. Note low flashpoint.

Molecular Weight:  86.0892

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