Isobutyric Anhydride

Isobutryic anhydride is a colorless liquid with a pungent, acrid odor, it is an acyclic carboxylic anhydride of isobutyric acid. Isobutryic anhydride used as a raw material for esters such as sucrose acetate isobutyrate. It is used also as a raw material for dyes, agrochemicals and other chemicals.

Substance Identification

Synonyms 2-Methylpropionic Anhydride | Isobutyric acid anhydride
CAS 97-72-3
EINECS 202-603-6
Molecular Formula C8H14O3
Moleclar Weight 158.195

Application & Uses

  • used to manufacture organic compounds, e.g. dyes, pharmaceuticals, flavorings, fragrances, peroxides and agrochemicals.
  • as a growth agent and preparation of ISO butyrate, as well as organic synthesis intermediates. Such as gallbladder contrast agent, acetic acid, sucrose ester, ISO butyrate and other products.

Sales Specification

Appearance Colorless and transparent liquid, a pungent smell
Content, % 98 min

GHS Hazard Statements

UN Number: 2924, 2530 S-phrases: S26, S36/37/39, S45 R-phrases: R21/22, R34


  • flammable materials should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room
  • ground all equipment containing material
  • keep away from heat
  • keep away from sources of ignition
  • keep container tightly closed
  • keep in a cool, well-ventilated place

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