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2-Methyl-2-butanol

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
tert-Pentyl alcohol, tert-PenOH, tert-Amyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CH3CH2C(CH3)2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
88.15
Beilstein:
1361351
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

vapor density

3 (vs air)

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.)

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format

neat

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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General description

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

Application

2-Methyl-2-butanol has been used in evaluating esterification rate of natural antioxidants like cinnamic acid and ascorbic acid using HPLC.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.
2-Methyl-2-butanol may be used as an analytical standard for the determination of the analyte in cherimoya (Annona cherimolia, Mill.) and multivitamin syrup by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) and micellar liquid chromatography (LC) techniques, respectively.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK Germany

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

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Hydrogen bond studies on n-pentanol and 2-methyl-2-butanol by Raman spectroscopy."
D'aprano, A., et al.
Molecular Physics, 58.1, 213-217 (1986)
F Momenbeik et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 37(2), 383-387 (2005-02-15)
A rapid method has been described for separation and determination of Vitamins A and E using micellar liquid chromatography (MLC). Influence of temperature of column and addition of organic modifiers on separation efficiency was investigated. A temperature of 30 degrees...
High-resolution gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and-Fourier transform infrared analysis of cherimoya (Annona cherimolia, Mill.) volatiles
Idstein H, et al.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 32(2), 383-389 (1984)
Studies on the enzymatic synthesis of lipophilic derivatives of natural antioxidants
Stamatis H, et al.
Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, 76(12), 1505-1505 (1999)
Studies on the enzymatic synthesis of lipophilic derivatives of natural antioxidants."
Stamatis, Haralambos, V. Sereti, and F. N. Kolisis.
Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, 76.12, 1505-1510 (1999)

Protocols

GC Analysis of Alcohols on PAG

-Butanol; 2-Methyl-2-butanol; 2-Methyl-1-butanol; 3-Pentanol; 1-Butanol; 2-Methyl-1-propanol; 2-Pentanol, 98%; 3-Methyl-1-butanol; 1-Propanol

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