Butyric acid


Butyric acid (from Ancient Greek: βούτῡρον, meaning "butter"), also known under the systematic name butanoic acid, is a carboxylic acid with the structural formula CH3CH2CH2-COOH. Salts and esters of butyric acid are known as butyrates or butanoates. Butyric acid is found in animal fat and plant oils, bovine milk, breast milk, butter, parmesan cheese, and as a product of anaerobic fermentation (including in the colon and as body odor, and vomit). Butyric acid has a taste somewhat like butter and an unpleasant odor. Wikipedia

Emergency Response Guide No. 153

Data from the Hazardous Materials Table

Source: 49 CFR §172 (2018/07)

(3) Hazard Class

8
Corrosive liquids

(4) Identification number Help

UN 2820

(5) Packing Group Help

III

(6) Labels Help

Corrosive liquids (8)

(7) Special Provisions (§172.102) Help

×Note:
Special provisions may be very complex. The extracts are taken from 49 CFR §172.102. Please be careful with the information, as necessary, additional conditions may be applied that are not written here. Please check the original source and report bugs.
IB3
T4
TP1

(8) Packing Authorizations (§173.***) Help

(8A) Exceptions154see 49 CFR §173.154
(8B) Non-bulk203see 49 CFR §173.203
(8C) Bulk241see 49 CFR §173.241

(9) Quantity Limits Help

(9A) Passenger aircraft/rail5 L
(9B) Cargo aircraft only60 L

(10) Vessel stowage Help

(10A) Location
(10B) Other

Segregation Chart for Load, Transport, Storage

In this table a statement is contained for each hazard class whether the loading, transport or storage with other hazard classes is allowed, is not permitted or is restricted. The table is based on U.S.-Code 49 CFR §177.848.

red May not be loaded, transported, or stored together in the same transport vehicle or storage facility.
green Load, transport, storage together is not restricted.
yellow Load, transport, storage together is allowed under restrictions.

Substances with similar name

UN-NumberNameHazard Class
UN 2739Butyric anhydride8
UN 2529Isobutyric acid3