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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2], butanal, butenal, acetic acid, butanoic acid, and butanol are the major products of thermal oxidative degradation of PVB.
The activation energies for butanoic acid, butanal, butenal, and butanol produced in air are much lower than in nitrogen.