Butan-1-Ol is a colourless refractive liquid that has a harsh, alcoholic and sweet banana-like odour. It is a permitted edible flavouring agent that is used in the production of fruit, rum, whiskey, butter, cream, and ice cream. n-Butanol occurs naturally as a minor product of the fermentation of sugars and carbohydrates and is seen in many food and beverages. Find the chemical formula of Butan-1-ol is as shown below.
Properties Of Butan-1-Ol
|Molecular weight||74.123 g·mol−1|
|Boiling point||117.7 °C|
|Melting point||−89.8 °C|
|Solubility||Easily soluble in acetone, ethyl ether, miscible with ethanol|
Butan-1-Ol Structural Formula
Butan-1-Ol structure is as shown in the figure below. Butan-1-Ol is a primary alcohol with a 4-carbon structure.
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