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3-Methyl-1-butanol

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Isoamyl alcohol, Isopentyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
(CH3)2CHCH2CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
88.15
Beilstein:
1718835
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

vapor density

3 (vs air)

vapor pressure

2 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥98.5% (GC)

autoignition temp.

644 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

expl. lim.

1.2-9 %, 100 °F

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

impurities

≤0.3% water

refractive index

n20/D 1.406 (lit.)

bp

130 °C (lit.)

mp

−117 °C (lit.)

density

0.809 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

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-Methyl-1-butanol is a potential fuel additive, which is a natural product of fungus and yeast fermentation.

Application

3-Methyl-1-butanol is used as a precursor for the synthesis of various chemicals, such as isoamyl acetate. It may be used as a reference standard for the analysis of 3-methyl-1-butanol content in honey samples using gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (GC-MS).
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

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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