- Formula: C4H6O2
- Molecular weight: 86.0892
- IUPAC Standard InChI:
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- IUPAC Standard InChIKey: QSJXEFYPDANLFS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
- CAS Registry Number: 431-03-8
- Chemical structure:
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- Species with the same structure:
- Other names: Biacetyl; Butane-2,3-dione; Butanedione; Diacetyl; Dimethyl diketone; Dimethyl glyoxal; 2,3-Butadione; 2,3-Diketobutane; (CH3CO)2; Glyoxal, dimethyl-; Butadione; UN 2346; 2,3-Dioxobutane; 2,3-Butandione; Buta-2,3-dione; Butan-2,3-dione; NSC 8750; butane-2,3-dione (diacetyl); 2,3-butanedione (diacetal); 2,3-butanedione (diacetyl); Butan-2,3-dione (diacetyl); Butanedione (diacetyl); 2,3 Butandione (Diacetyl); 2,3-butanodione
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Condensed phase thermochemistry data
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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.
Data compiled by: Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein
|fH°liquid||-365.5||kJ/mol||Ccb||Nicholson, Szwarc, et al., 1954|
|cH°liquid||-2066.1 ± 0.79||kJ/mol||Ccb||Nicholson, Szwarc, et al., 1954||Corresponding «DELTA»fHºliquid = -365.4 kJ/mol (simple calculation by NIST; no Washburn corrections)|
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Nicholson, Szwarc, et al., 1954
Nicholson, G.R.; Szwarc, M.; Taylor, J.W., The heats of formation of diacetyl and of benzyl methyl ketone in the vapour phase, J. Chem. Soc., 1954, 2767-2769. [all data]
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- Symbols used in this document:
cH°liquid Enthalpy of combustion of liquid at standard conditions fH°liquid Enthalpy of formation of liquid at standard conditions
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