Present in solid crystal like or powder form, 2-Phenylbutyric Acid is white in color and has a molecular formula, C10H12O2. The molecular weight of this compound is 164.20 g per mol and has has minimum 98.0 percent purity. 2-Phenylbutyric Acid melts at 43 degree Celsius and boils at 272 degree Celsius. Moreover, it is highly soluble in Methanol. When handling, it is suggested to wear protection gloves, lab coat and eye wear as it may cause skin irritation or eye irritation, if not handled properly. Always store such chemical compounds in a cool and dark place.