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(R)-(−)-2-Pentanol

purum, ≥98.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC)

  • CAS Number 31087-44-2

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2CH(OH)CH3

  • Molecular Weight 88.15

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 4652311

  •  MDL number MFCD00065953

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329767441

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vapor density   3 (vs air)
InChI Key   JYVLIDXNZAXMDK-RXMQYKEDSA-N
grade   purum
assay   ≥98.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC)
optical activity   [α]20/D −13±1°, neat
optical purity   enantiomeric ratio: ≥95:5 (GC)
autoignition temp.   657 °F
expl. lim.   9 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.406(lit.)
  n20/D 1.407
bp   119-120 °C(lit.)
density   0.809 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)

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This chiral alcohol and its derivatives are used as reference substances in many asymmetric reactions, e.g.; Synthesis of the stereochemically pure bromide

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Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
RIDADR 
UN1105 - class 3 - PG 3 - Pentanols
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
93.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
34 °C
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