Butane-1,3-diol (1,3-BDO)

Chemical name: Butane-1,3-diol

Synonyms: 1,3-BDO, 1,3-BUTANEDIOL; Butane-1,3-diol; 1,3-Butylene glycol; 107-88-0; 1,3-Dihydroxybutane; Methyltrimethylene glycol

Chemical and physical properties: colourless liquid

Application: solvent for food flavouring agents and in the manufacturing of resins, in biology, 1,3-butanediol is used as a hypoglycaemic agent. 1,3-Butanediol can be converted into β-hydroxybutyrate and serve as a substrate for brain metabolism

Chemical formula: C4H10O2
Density: 1,053 g/cm3
CAS: 107-88-0
WE: 203-529-7