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M32658

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3-Methyl-1-butanol

reagent grade, 98%

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.21

grade

reagent grade

Quality Level

vapor density

3 (vs air)

vapor pressure

2 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

98%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

644 °F

expl. lim.

1.2-9 %, 100 °F

refractive index

n20/D 1.406 (lit.)

pH

5.6 (20 °C, 25 g/L)

bp

130 °C (lit.)

mp

−117 °C (lit.)

density

0.809 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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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Application

3-Methyl-1-butanol has been used in the preparation of bioactive beads (BABs) with uniform size for transformation.

Packaging

100, 500 mL in glass bottle
1, 4 L in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

3-Methyl-1-butanol is a pentanol isomer useful in biofuels. It is used as a starting material for the production of isoamyl acetate, a flavoring agent applicable in the food industry. 3-Methyl-1-butanol shows anti-fungal action by inhibiting the hyphal formation and reducing biofilm formation in Candida albicans. It is also used in DNA extraction protocols.

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

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