Bismuth Valerate, Basic

Title: Bismuth Valerate, Basic
CAS Registry Number: 5798-47-0
CAS Name: Valeric acid bismuth basic salt
Additional Names: basic bismuth valerate; bismuth oxide n-valerate; bismuth valerate oxide; bismuth valerianate; bismuthyl valerate
Molecular Formula: C5H9BiO3
Molecular Weight: 326.10
Percent Composition: C 18.42%, H 2.78%, Bi 64.08%, O 14.72%
Line Formula: CH3(CH2)3COOBiO
Literature References: Prepn: Hagers Handb. Pharm. Praxis Band I, 687 (Berlin, 1930); Aurivillius, Acta Chem. Scand. 9, 1213 (1955). Crystal structure: Aurivillius, loc. cit.
Properties: Monohydrate, powder. Valeric acid odor. Practically insol in water, alc. Sol in dil HCl or HNO3. Keep well closed.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.
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