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(R)​-​(-​)​-​1,​3-​Butanediol CAS 6290-03-5

Product name: (R)-(-)-1,3-Butanediol

CAS NO:6290-03-5

Molecular formula: C₄H₁₀O₂

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Place of Origin: China
Brand Name: FIRSKY
Model Number: 1KG
Certification: SGS,ISO 9001
Purity: 99%
Packaging Details: Custom aluminum packages,paper boxes,wooden cartons
Delivery Time: Tracks available within 3-5 working days after payment received
Payment Terms: Escrow,Bank transfer,Western Union,Money Gram,Wise,Crypto currencies
Supply Ability: 2000T/Mouth


(R)-(-)-1,3-Butanediol, commonly known as (R)-(-)-butane-1,3-diol or simply (R)-butanediol, is a chiral compound belonging to the class of diols. It is an enantiomer of 1,3-butanediol, meaning it is one of the two mirror-image forms of the same chemical compound. The molecular formula of (R)-(-)-1,3-Butanediol isC₄H₁₀O₂.


(R)-(-)-1,3-Butanediol serves as an essential intermediate in the synthesis of various pharmaceutical compounds. The chiral nature of the molecule is crucial for producing drugs with specific enantiomeric purity, as certain enantiomers may exhibit different biological activities or pharmacological effects.

Chemical Synthesis: (R)-(-)-1,3-Butanediol is employed as a building block in the synthesis of other chemicals. Its chiral center can influence the stereochemistry of the products formed in subsequent reactions, leading to the creation of enantiomerically pure compounds for specific applications.

Flavors and Fragrances: The compound finds use in the production of flavors and fragrances due to its slightly sweet taste and low toxicity. It can be incorporated into various food and beverage formulations to enhance their organoleptic properties.

Specialty Polymers: (R)-(-)-1,3-Butanediol is utilized in the synthesis of specialty polymers with unique properties and applications. The chiral center in the molecule can influence the polymer's structure, leading to distinct physical and chemical characteristics.

Research and Development: The compound is widely used in research laboratories and academic settings to investigate chiral chemistry, asymmetric synthesis, and the properties of enantiomers.


Chemical Name (R)-(-)-1,3-Butanediol
Synonyms (3R)-1,3-Butanediol; (-)-1,3-Butanediol; (R)-(-)-1,3-Butanediol; (R)-1,3-Butanediol; L-Butane-1,3-diol;
CAS Number 6290-03-5
Molecular Formula C₄H₁₀O₂
Appearance Clear Colourless Oil
Molecular Weight 90.12
Storage 4°C
Solubility Chloroform, Ethanol
Category Building Blocks;
Applications (R)-(-)-1,3-Butanediol is a chiral reagent used in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals including the preparation of (-)-tarchonanthuslactone, a δ-lactone skeleton based compound with antiroliferative activity on cancer cell.


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