1-Butene Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

1-Butene Properties


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1-Butene is an organic compound and one of the isomers of butene. It is used as organic synthesis. It is also used in the production of linear plasticizers, oxo-alcohols, motor fuels, lubricants, automotive additives, biodegradble surfactants, paper size, and in a wide range of specialty applications in the production of mercaptans, flavors and fragrances, alkyl metals, halides, alkyl silanes.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless gas
Boiling Point -6.3 °C
CAS Number 106-98-9
Density 0.00237 g/cm3
EINECS Number 203-449-2
IUPAC Name But-1-ene
InChI 1S/C4H8/c1-3-4-2/h3H,1,4H2,2H3
Main Hazards 1-Butene act as asphyxiate or slight anesthetic at high vapor concentrations. 1-Butene vapor concentrations are not usually a hazard at room temperature except in enclosed spaces.
Melting Point -185 °C
Molar Mass 56.11 g/mol
Molecular Formula C4H8
NFPA 704 H-1,F-4,R-0,C-NA
Refractive 1.3962
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms Ethylethylene;1-Butylene;α-Butylene;But-1-ene
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