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3-Methyl-1-butanol

biotech. grade, ≥99%

Synonym: Isoamyl alcohol, Isopentyl alcohol

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Properties

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grade   biotech. grade
vapor density   3 (vs air)
vapor pressure   2 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   PHTQWCKDNZKARW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99%
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   644 °F
expl. lim.   1.2-9 %, 100 °F
impurities   ≤0.002 meq/g Titr. acid
  ≤0.1% carbonyl
evapn. residue   <0.0005%
color   APHA: <20
refractive index   n20/D 1.406(lit.)
bp   130 °C(lit.)
mp   −117 °C(lit.)
density   0.809 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Application

3-Methyl-1-butanol was used as standard in GC-MS analysis of volatile compounds produced by Rhizobacteria and Spanish Honeys.

Biochem/physiol Actions

3-Methyl-1-butanol is produced as a fusel alcohol in yeast fermentation. It is a naturally-produced fuel substitute that has advantages of acting as precursor for isoamyl acetate and replacement for gasoline.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1105 - class 3 - PG 3 - Pentanols
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
EL5425000
Flash Point(F) 
109.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
43 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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