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Magnesium butyrate

Magnesium butyrate

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Off-white granular powder
•    Product ID : BU23
•    Purity : 99-100%
•    CAS : 556-45-6
•    Molecular formula : C8H14MgO4
•    Molecular mass : 198.5g/mol
•    MP : >300°C

Magnesium butyrate is a salt of magnesium and n-butyric (n-butanoic) acid. On one hand, magnesium plays an important role in regulating the body’s response to stress. Studies link low magnesium intake with a higher risk for depression. Butyric acid is a short chain (C4) carboxylate with several industrial uses. One of the major applications of butyrate is to retard bacterial growth, and thus protect products from spoilage. Other common uses include:
•    Preservative
•    Feed additive
•    Organic magnesium source
•    catalyst
•    Detox agent
•    Mold inhibitor

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