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tert-Amyl alcohol

tert-Amyl alcohol EMPLURA®. CAS 75-85-4, EC Number 200-908-9, chemical formula CH₃CH₂C(CH₃)₂OH., EMPLURA®

Synonym: Amylenehydrate, 2-Methyl-2-butanol, tert-Pentyl alcohol, Dimethyl ethyl carbinol

  • CAS Number 75-85-4

  • Linear Formula C₅H₁₂O

  • Molecular Weight 88.15 g/mol

  •  EC Number 200-908-9



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packaging   1 l in Plastic bottle (8061931000)
bp   102 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     1.3 - 9.6 %(V)
vapor pressure   15.5 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   118 g/l
density   0.81 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   20.5 °C
autoignition temp.   425 °C
mp   -8.4 °C
pH   6.0 (118 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C) neutral
viscosity kinematic   5 mm2/s (23 °C)
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 5200 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store at +5°C to +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.808 - 0.809
  Identity (IR): passes test


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Safety Information

HS Code 
2905 19 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H225: Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
H312 + H332: Harmful in contact with skin or if inhaled
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P210: Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.
P240: Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P280: Wear eye protection.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P313: Get medical advice/ attention.
P403 + P233: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
Storage class 
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS02  GHS02
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS05  GHS05
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Flammable  Flammable
Hazard Symbols 
Harmful  Harmful
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 1105 , 3, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 1105 , 3, II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 1105 , 3, II
Categories of danger 
highly flammable, harmful, irritant
R Phrase 
R 11-20-37/38
Highly flammable.Harmful by inhalation.Irritating to respiratory system and skin.
S Phrase 
S 46
If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.
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