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59060 Sigma-Aldrich

2-Methylbutane

analytical standard

Synonym: Isopentane

  • CAS Number 78-78-4

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2CH(CH3)2

  • Molecular Weight 72.15

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1730723

  •  EC Number 201-142-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00009338

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329758566

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grade   analytical standard
vapor density   2.6 (vs air)
vapor pressure   11.17 psi ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   QWTDNUCVQCZILF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.7% (GC)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   788 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   8.3 %
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.354(lit.)
  n20/D 1.354
bp   30 °C(lit.)
density   0.62 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
format   neat
storage temp.   2-8°C

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Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
RIDADR 
UN1265 - class 3 - PG 1 - Pentanes
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
EK4430000
Flash Point(F) 
-59.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-51 °C
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