Crotonaldehyde 99% is an unsaturated aldehyde with commercial applications in the fragrance, food, paints, agriculture and adhesive industries.
Appearance Clear to Slightly Yellowish Liquid
Assay (%) Min 99.00
Acidity as Crotonic Acid (%)Max 0.30
Moisture (%) Max 0.20
Colour (Hzn)Max 50
Specific Gravity @20 °C0.850-0.860
To manufacture butyl alcohol, butyraldehyde, sorbic acid and synthetic vitamins.
- It is also used as a warming agent in fuel gases and in organic synthesis as a solvent
- In the agricultural industry, crotonaldehyde is used as a raw material for crop protection. When reacted with urea, it is used as slow release fertilizers.