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Levulinic acid
SpectraBase Compound ID 1X7Y37pOFGU
InChI InChI=1S/C5H8O3/c1-4(6)2-3-5(7)8/h2-3H2,1H3,(H,7,8)
InChIKey JOOXCMJARBKPKM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Mol Weight 116.12 g/mol
Molecular Formula C5H8O3
Exact Mass 116.047344 g/mol

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SpectraBase Spectrum ID 1im9IfRHv6g
Name LEVULINIC ACID
Source of Sample J. T. Baker Chemical Company
Boiling Point 245.5C
CAS Registry Number 123-76-2
Compound Type Pure
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Density (20C) 1.1447
Flash Point (CC) 137C
Formula C5H8O3
Instrument Name PERKIN-ELMER 1710
Melting Point 34C
Molecular Weight 116.12
Optical Properties Index of Refraction= (16C) 1.442; (20C) 1.4396
Sample Description LIQUID
Solubility Insoluble in= ALIPHATIC HYDROCARBONS Soluble in= WATER (SLIGHTLY), ALCOHOL, ETHER
SpectraBase Batch ID DPMmWqomSb4
Synonyms LAEVULINIC ACID 4-OXOPENTANOIC ACID beta-ACETYLPROPIONIC ACID
Technique NEAT
Use INDUSTRIAL SOLVENT AND FOR ORGANIC SYNTHESES IN THE MANUFACTURE OF PLASTICS, RUBBERS, NYLON AND MEDICINALS