Levulinic acid

CAS Registry Number®

123-76-2
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CAS Name

Levulinic acid

Molecular Formula

C5H8O3

Molecular Mass

116.12

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Compound Properties

  • Boiling Point (1)

    245.5 °C
  • Melting Point (1)

    33 °C
  • Density (2)

    1.1447 g/cm³ @ Temp: 15.0 °C

Source(s)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C5H8O3/c1-4(6)2-3-5(7)8/h2-3H2,1H3,(H,7,8)

InChIKey

InChIKey=JOOXCMJARBKPKM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C(CC(O)=O)C(C)=O

Canonical SMILES

O=C(O)CCC(=O)C

Other Names for this Substance

  • Pentanoic acid, 4-oxo-
  • Levulinic acid
  • 4-Oxopentanoic acid
  • β-Acetylpropionic acid
  • γ-Ketovaleric acid