4-Hydroxybutyric acid

CAS Registry Number®

591-81-1
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CAS Name

4-Hydroxybutyric acid

Molecular Formula

C4H8O3

Molecular Mass

104.10

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Compound Properties

  • Boiling Point (1)

    193-197 °C @ Press: 747 Torr
  • Density (1)

    1.1405 g/cm³

Source(s)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C4H8O3/c5-3-1-2-4(6)7/h5H,1-3H2,(H,6,7)

InChIKey

InChIKey=SJZRECIVHVDYJC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C(C(O)=O)CCO

Canonical SMILES

O=C(O)CCCO

Other Names for this Substance

  • Butanoic acid, 4-hydroxy-
  • Butyric acid, 4-hydroxy-
  • Butyric acid, γ-hydroxy-
  • 4-Hydroxybutanoic acid
  • GHB

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

13009-89-7