gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL)


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CAS 96-48-0 - gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL)

Analyte:  gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL)

Alternate Name:  2(3H)-Dihydro Furanone

Abbreviation:  GBTYRLAC

CAS Number or ID:  96-48-0

Department:  Organics

EC Number (EINECS):  96-48-0

Synonyms:  Butyrolactone;2(3H)-Furanone, dihydro-;«gamma»-BL;«gamma»-Hydroxybutyric Acid cyclic ester;«gamma»-Hydroxybutyric acid lactone;«gamma»-Hydroxybutyrolactone;Butanoic acid, 4-hydroxy-, «gamma»-lactone;Butyric acid lactone;Butyryl lactone;Dihydro-2(3H)-furanone;Tetrahydro-2-furanone;1,4-Butanolide;4-Butanolide;4-Butyrolactone;4-Deoxytetronic acid;4-Hydroxybutanoic acid lactone;4-Hydroxybuty

Use:  synthetic reagent, ingredient in some paint removers

Chemical Formula:  C4H6O2

Apearance:  colourless oily liquid

Melting Point:  -45 C

Boiling Point:  204 - 206 C

Vapor Pressure:  1.5 mm Hg at 20 C

Flash Point:  98 C (closed cup)

Explosion Limits:  1.4 - 16%

Stability:  Stable. Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases, strong reducing agents.Analytical testing dots

Laboratory tests that may be available by ALS - Columbia for gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL) (CAS # 96-48-0):

EPA MethodTest NameMatrixMRLInstrument
EPA 18Gaseous Organic Compound Emissions by Gas ChromatographyAir0.0057 GC
EPA 8015BNonhalogenated Semi Volatile Organics by GCLiquid5 GC
EPA 8015BNonhalogenated Semi Volatile Organics by GCLiquid5000 GC
EPA 8015BNonhalogenated Semi Volatile Organics by GCNonAq Liquid50 GC
EPA 8015BNonhalogenated Semi Volatile Organics by GCNonAq Liquid50000 GC

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