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n-Butyraldehyde
n-Butyraldehyde
n-Butyraldehyde Price Trends
C4H8O
technical grade (93 wt% minimum purity).
Butyraldehyde is used mainly in: plasticizers; rubber accelerators; high polymers; and adhesives. It is also used as: solvent; intermediate for paints; synthetic flavoring agent in foods and pharmaceuticals; and fragrance intermediate for cosmetics;
N-butanol; n-butyric acid; n-butylamines; butyl acrylates; and 2-ethylhexanol.
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Petrochemicals
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Butyraldehyde (a.k.a. Butanal) is a saturated aliphatic aldehyde with a pungent penetrating odor, soluble in most organic solvents, such as alcohols, ethers, and benzene, but insoluble in water. Butyraldehyde is a colorless, flammable liquid and highly reactive intermediate that serves as a versatile building block for many chemical syntheses. The main process used for manufacturing Butyraldehyde consists in the hydroformilation (Oxo Synthesis) of propylene, in which it is treated with synthesis gas in the presence of a catalyst. Other processes, such as the dehydrogenation of butanol and the partial reduction of crotonaldehyde, are obsolete.
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Intratec provides n-Butyraldehyde prices in several countries, as follows:
<ul> <li><b>North America:</b> benzene (USA); ethylene (USA); ethylene dichloride (USA); ethylene glycol (USA); methanol (USA); paraxylene (USA); propylene (USA); styrene (USA); terephthalic acid (USA); vinyl chloride (USA)</li> <li><b>Western Europe:</b> benzene (Netherlands); ethylene (Belgium); ethylene dichloride (Germany); ethylene glycol (Belgium); methanol (Netherlands); paraxylene (Netherlands); propylene (Germany); styrene (Netherlands); terephthalic acid (Germany); vinyl chloride (United Kingdom)</li> <li><b>North Asia:</b> benzene (China); ethylene (China); ethylene dichloride (China); ethylene glycol (China); methanol (China); paraxylene (South Korea); propylene (China); styrene (China); terephthalic acid (China); vinyl chloride (Japan)</li> <li><b>South Asia & Oceania:</b> benzene (Thailand); ethylene (Indonesia); ethylene dichloride (Thailand); ethylene glycol (Singapore); methanol (India); paraxylene (Malaysia); propylene (Indonesia); styrene (India); terephthalic acid (Thailand); vinyl chloride (India)</li> <li><b>Central & South America:</b> benzene (Brazil); ethylene (Brazil); ethylene glycol (Brazil); methanol (Brazil); paraxylene (Brazil); propylene (Brazil); styrene (Brazil); terephthalic acid (Brazil); vinyl chloride (Colombia)</li> <!-- <li><b>Africa:</b> ethylene (Morocco); ethylene glycol (South Africa); styrene (South Africa); terephthalic acid (South Africa)</li>--> <li><b>Middle East:</b> benzene (Saudi Arabia); ethylene (Saudi Arabia); ethylene dichloride (Saudi Arabia); ethylene glycol (Saudi Arabia); methanol (Saudi Arabia); paraxylene (Saudi Arabia); propylene (Saudi Arabia); styrene (Saudi Arabia); terephthalic acid (Saudi Arabia); vinyl chloride (Saudi Arabia).</li> </ul>
Note for Data: Jan 2007 = 100

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About n-Butyraldehyde. Butyraldehyde (a.k.a. Butanal) is a saturated aliphatic aldehyde with a pungent penetrating odor, soluble in most organic solvents, such as alcohols, ethers, and benzene, but insoluble in water. Butyraldehyde is a colorless, flammable liquid and highly reactive intermediate that serves as a versatile building block for many chemical syntheses. The main process used for manufacturing Butyraldehyde consists in the hydroformilation (Oxo Synthesis) of propylene, in which it is treated with synthesis gas in the presence of a catalyst. Other processes, such as the dehydrogenation of butanol and the partial reduction of crotonaldehyde, are obsolete.

Commercial Grades. technical grade (93 wt% minimum purity).

Uses. Butyraldehyde is used mainly in: plasticizers; rubber accelerators; high polymers; and adhesives. It is also used as: solvent; intermediate for paints; synthetic flavoring agent in foods and pharmaceuticals; and fragrance intermediate for cosmetics;

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Derivatives. N-butanol; n-butyric acid; n-butylamines; butyl acrylates; and 2-ethylhexanol.

Chemical Formula. C4H8O

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