Butyraldehyde, also known as butanal, is an organic compound with the formula CH3(CH2)2CHO. This compound is the aldehyde derivative of butane. It is a colourless flammable liquid with an acrid smell. It is miscible with most organic solvents.
1. Rubber accelerators, synthetic resins, perfumes, pesticides, crop-protection chemicals, pharmaceuticals
2. Butyraldehyde is an intermediate for the chemical industry
3. It is used for the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, crop protection products, pesticides, synthetic resins, antioxidants, vulcanization accelerators, tanning auxiliaries and perfumes