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P8017 Sigma-Aldrich

2-Pentanol

98%

Synonym: (±)-2-Pentanol, sec-Pentyl alcohol, sec-amyl alcohol, Methyl propyl carbinol

  • CAS Number 6032-29-7

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2CH2CH(OH)CH3

  • Molecular Weight 88.15

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1718819

  •  EC Number 227-907-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00004579

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24898901

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Properties

Related Categories Alcohols, Building Blocks, C2 to C6, Chemical Synthesis, Organic Building Blocks,
vapor density   3 (vs air)
InChI Key   JYVLIDXNZAXMDK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   98%
autoignition temp.   649 °F
expl. lim.   9 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.406 (lit.)
bp   118-119 °C(lit.)
density   0.812 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Description

Application

2-Pentanol is a secondary alcohol that can be used as:
• A hydrogen donor in the synthesis of methyl furan via catalytic transfer hydrogenation of furfural over a ruthenium/ruthenium oxide/carbon catalyst.
• A reagent in one-pot synthesis of brominated derivatives of 1,3-dioxolane.
• A solvent for the synthesis of organic molecules such as 2, 4-diaminopyrimidines and 4-aza-podophyllotoxins.

Packaging

1, 4 L in glass bottle

100, 500 mL in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
RIDADR 
UN1105 - class 3 - PG 3 - Pentanols
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
SA4900000

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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