Butanoic Acid – Structure, Properties, Production and Uses
Butanoic Acid Uses. Butanoic acid is used as a food additive in the production of esters, artificial flavors in the production of varnishes, and decalcifiion of leather. Butyric acid is used in the manufacture of flavors, perfumes, disinfectants, and pharmaceuticals. Butyric acid gives flavor in beer, foods, detergent powders and cosmetics.