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2-Methyl-2-butanol

ReagentPlus®, ≥99%

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Synonym(s):
tert-Amyl alcohol, tert-Pentyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CH3CH2C(CH3)2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
88.15
Beilstein:
1361351
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

vapor density

3 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

12 mmHg ( 20 °C)

product line

ReagentPlus®

Assay

≥99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

819 °F

expl. lim.

9 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.405 (lit.)

bp

102 °C (lit.)

mp

−12 °C (lit.)

density

0.805 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCC(C)(C)O

InChI

1S/C5H12O/c1-4-5(2,3)6/h6H,4H2,1-3H3

InChI key

MSXVEPNJUHWQHW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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2-Methyl-2-butanol ReagentPlus®, ≥99%

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2-Methyl-2-butanol

2-Methyl-1-butanol natural, 99%, FG

Sigma-Aldrich

W399817

2-Methyl-1-butanol

vapor pressure

12 mmHg ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

-

vapor pressure

12 mmHg ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

-

assay

≥99%

assay

-

assay

99%

assay

99%

form

liquid

form

-

form

liquid

form

-

autoignition temp.

819 °F

autoignition temp.

819 °F

autoignition temp.

819 °F

autoignition temp.

725 °F

expl. lim.

9 %

expl. lim.

9 %

expl. lim.

9 %

expl. lim.

10 %

General description

2-Methyl-2-butanol is a sterically hindered alcohol.

Application

2-Methyl-2-butanol may be used as a solvent in the following processes:
  • Palladium (II)-catalyzed ortho-C–H olefination of phenylacetic acids.
  • Rhodium-catalyzed direct C-H functionalization at the C7 position of N-pivaloylindoles.

It may also be used in the preparation of 2-chloro-2-methylbutane by reacting with concentrated hydrochloric acid.

Legal Information

ReagentPlus is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

68.9 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

20.5 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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