Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid

Gamma-aminobutyric acid is an active compound, mainly as an important inhibitory neurotransmitter of the central nervous system, involved in a number of metabolic activities in the body, it is widely distributed in plants, microorganisms and vertebrates. Usually, gamma-aminobutyric acid can be used in medicine, food, beverage and other industries, and play its role.


Properties: white to grayish white solid powder, slightly smelly

Solubility: soluble in water, slightly soluble in hot ethanol, insoluble in cold ethanol, ether and benzene

Basic Information

Product name: gamma-aminobutyric acid

Aliases: 4-aminobutyric acid; Piperidine acid

CAS No.: 56-12-2

MDL No. : MFCD00008226

EINECS No. : 200-258-6

Molecular formula: C4H9NO2

Molecular weight: 103.12

Origin: Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China

Brand: Viablife

The Article Number: VBL – NP – 040

Content: 99%

Melting point: 195℃ ~ 204℃

Boiling point: 258℃

Flash: 103.8℃

Density: 1.11 g/cm3

Vapor pressure: 0.00798mmHg at 25℃

Refractive index: 1.465



Uses: used as pharmaceutical intermediates, organic synthetic raw materials, also used in biochemical research

Specifications Sheet

Specification: 25 kg/bucket

Shipping & Storage

Storage method

Low temperature storage at 2℃~8℃

Safety information

Dangerous goods mark: Xi,Xn

Danger class Code: 36/37/38-20/21/22

Safety Instructions: 26-36

WGK Germany: 2

RTECS number: ES6300000

HazardNote: Irritant


Customs code: 29224995

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