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3-Methylbutanol

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
3-Methyl-1-butanol, Isoamyl alcohol, Isopentyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
(CH3)2CHCH2CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
88.15
Beilstein:
1718835
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

assay

≥99.8% (GC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

impurities

≤0.1% 2-methylbutanol (remarks in GC)

refractive index

n20/D 1.407

bp

131-132 °C

density

0.809 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

application(s)

environmental

format

neat

SMILES string

CC(C)CCO

InChI

1S/C5H12O/c1-5(2)3-4-6/h5-6H,3-4H2,1-2H3

InChI key

PHTQWCKDNZKARW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

3-Methylbutanol belongs to the group of high chain alcohols produced as metabolites from the degradation of amino acids via keto acids. It is a volatile flavor compound, highly present in alcoholic beverages.

Application

3-Methylbutanol may also be used as an analytical reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in liquor samples and milk samples using chromatography techniques.
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 Classifications

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

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

110.3 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

43.5 °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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