L-2-Aminobutyric Acid

L-2-aminobutyric acid is not only a chemical raw material, but also an important pharmaceutical intermediate. It is used as an important chiral intermediate in the synthesis of many chiral drugs. In the field of medicine, L-2-aminobutyric acid can be used in the synthesis of levetiracetam, an antiepileptic drug, and as a chiral precursor of ethambutol hydrochloride, an antifungal and antituberculous drug.


Properties: White Crystalline Powder

Solubility:Soluble in acid and alkali salt solutions, sparingly Soluble in water, and insoluble in alcohols.

Basic Information

Product Name: L-(+) -2-aminobutyric acid

Alias: L-α -aminobutyric Acid

CAS No. : 1492-24-6

EINECS No. : 216-083-3

Molecular formula: C4H9NO2

Molecular weight: 103.12

Origin: Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China

Brand: Viablife

Certification: ISO 9001

Content: > 99%

Melting point: 300 DHS C

Boiling point: 215.2 + / – 23.0℃

Flash: 83.9 + / – 22.6℃

Density: 1.1±0.1 g/cm3

Vapor pressure: 0.1±0.9mmHg at 25℃

Refractive index: 1.462




Uses: Used as pharmaceutical intermediates and chemical raw materials

Specifications Sheet

Shipping & Storage

Storage: keep sealed in a cool, ventilated and dry warehouse

Safety information

Dangerous goods mark: Xi

Danger Class Code: 43

Safety Instructions: 36/37

WGK Germany: 3

Hazard Note: Irritant


Customs code: 29224999

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