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Smell Database

Chemical Name: 1,4-Diaminobutane
Common Name: Putrescine
Formula: C4H12N2
Where Found:
animals, rotting flesh
Smells Like:
putrid, rotting flesh
Smell Category:

Melting Point: 27oC
Boiling Point: 158oC
Vapor Pressure:
Color: colorless
State: solid
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Modification date: Wed Oct 25 18:20:24 1995