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2-Methyl-2-butanol

analytical standard

Synonym: tert-Amyl alcohol, tert-Pentyl alcohol

  • CAS Number 75-85-4

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2C(CH3)2OH

  • Molecular Weight 88.15

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1361351

  •  EC Number 200-908-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00004478

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329751960

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Properties

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grade   analytical standard
vapor density   3 (vs air)
InChI Key   MSXVEPNJUHWQHW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   819 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   9 %
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.405(lit.)
  n20/D 1.405
bp   102 °C(lit.)
mp   −12 °C(lit.)
density   0.805 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
format   neat

Description

General description

2-Methyl-2-butanol is an isomer of n-pentanol. It is an organic solvent used mostly in esterification.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1105 - class 3 - PG 2 - Pentanols
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
SC0175000
Flash Point(F) 
68 °F
Flash Point(C) 
20 °C
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