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2-Methylbutane

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Isopentane
Linear Formula:
CH3CH2CH(CH3)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
72.15
Beilstein:
1730723
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

vapor density

2.6 (vs air)

vapor pressure

11.17 psi ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.7% (GC)

autoignition temp.

788 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

expl. lim.

8.3 %

technique(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.)

application(s)

petroleum

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CCC(C)C

InChI

1S/C5H12/c1-4-5(2)3/h5H,4H2,1-3H3

InChI key

QWTDNUCVQCZILF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

2-Methylbutane can undergo dehydrogenation over chromia-alumina catalyst to yield iso-pentene.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 2 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Flam. Liq. 1 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

-59.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

-51 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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