Isocrotonic Acid Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Isocrotonic Acid Properties

Isocrotonic Acid

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Isocrotonic acid is the cis analogue of crotonic acid. It is an oil, possessing a smell similar to that of brown sugar.

Chemical Properties

Boiling Point 168-169 °C
CAS Number 503-64-0
ChEBI 36253
Density 1.03 g/cm3
EINECS Number 207-973-2
IUPAC Name (Z)-But-2-Enoic Acid
InChI 1S/C4H6O2/c1-2-3-4(5)6/h2-3H,1H3,(H,5,6)/b3-2-
Melting Point 15 °C
Molar Mass 86.09 g/mol
Molecular Formula C4H6O2
Synonyms (Z)-2-Butenoic Acid;Cis-2-Butenoic Acid; Cis-Β-Methylacryllic Acid; (Z)-Β-Methylacryllic Acid