crotonaldehyde

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crotonaldehyde

[¦krōt·ən′al·də‚hīd]
(organic chemistry)
C3H5CHO A colorless liquid boiling at 104°C, soluble in water; vapors are lacrimatory; used as an intermediate in manufacture of n-butyl alcohol and quinaldine. Also known as propylene aldehyde.
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Combining the information of the IR spectrum and GC/MS results, we conclude that butanal, 2-butenal, acetic acid, butanoic acid, 1-butanol, water, and C[O.