butyric anhydride

butyric anhydride

[byü′tir·ik an′hī‚drīd]
(organic chemistry)
C8H14O3 A colorless liquid that decomposes in water to form butyric acid; exists in two isomeric forms.
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5%), maleic anhydride (99%), hydroquinone (99%), methanol, sodium hydroxide, acrylic acid (98%), calcium hydroxide (99+%), N, N-dimethylbenzylamine (99+%), 2-methylimidazole, styrene (99% pure), butyric anhydride (98%), tertbutyl peroxy-benzoate, and chloroform-D with 0.
Kraft lignin and butyric anhydride were added in a 1:2 weight ratio.
The starting material for cellulose esters is natural anhydroglucose polymer from renewable sources that is esterified using mixtures of acetic, propionic, or butyric anhydrides to form a product with controlled ester content, hydroxyl content, and molecular weight.