Crotyl alcohol

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Crotyl alcohol
Crotyl alcohol
Chemical name (E)-2-Buten-1-ol
Other names Crotyl alcohol
Crotonyl alcohol
Crotonol
Chemical formula C4H8O
Molecular mass 72.10 g/mol
CAS number [6117-91-5]
Density 0.8454 g/cm3
Melting point <25 °C
Boiling point 121.2 °C
SMILES OC/C=C/C
Disclaimer and references

Crotyl alcohol, or crotonyl alcohol, is an unsaturated alcohol. It is a clear liquid that is moderately soluble in water, and miscible with most organic solvents.

It can be synthesized by the reduction of crotonaldehyde.

Reference

  • Merck Index, 11th Edition, 2604

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