Chemical Properties of 4-Hydroxybutyric acid (CAS 591-81-1)

4-Hydroxybutyric acid

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InChI Key
Molecular Weight1
Other Names
  • 4-Hydroxybutyric acid
  • GHB
  • «gamma»-Hydroxybutyric acid decomposition product

Physical Properties

Property Value Unit Source
Δf -419.76 kJ/mol Joback Calculated Property
Δfgas -542.93 kJ/mol Joback Calculated Property
Δfliquid -710.00 ± 3.00 kJ/mol NIST
Δfus 15.89 kJ/mol Joback Calculated Property
Δvap 64.60 kJ/mol Joback Calculated Property
logPoct/wat -0.156 Crippen Calculated Property
Pc 5446.55 kPa Joback Calculated Property
Tboil 529.15 K Joback Calculated Property
Tc 696.80 K Joback Calculated Property
Tfus 306.41 K Joback Calculated Property
Vc 0.303 m3/kg-mol Joback Calculated Property

Temperature Dependent Properties

Property Value Unit Temperature (K) Source
Cp,gas 182.35 J/mol×K 529.15 Joback Calculated Property
η 0.0000865 Pa×s 529.15 Joback Calculated Property

Molecular Descriptors

Joback and Reid Groups
-CH2- 3
>C=O (nonring) 1
-OH (alcohol) 2

Similar Compounds

Butanedioic acid. disodium succinate. Ammonium acid succinate. Butanoic acid, sodium salt. Lithium butyrate. potassium butyrate. Butanoic acid. Pentanoic acid. Lithium n-pentanoate. Butanoic acid, 3-methyl-. 4-Pentynoic acid. Sodium propionate. EtCO2 anion. Potassium propionate. Propanoic acid.

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