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A83407 Sigma-Aldrich

(S)-(−)-2-Methylbutanol

99%

Synonym: (S)-(−)-2-Methyl-1-butanol, Active amyl alcohol

  • CAS Number 1565-80-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C5H12O

  • Molecular Weight 88.15

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1718809

  •  EC Number 216-366-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00064299

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24891333

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Alcohols, Asymmetric Synthesis, Chemical Synthesis, Chiral Building Blocks, Chiral Resolution Reagents,
Quality Level   200
assay   99%
optical activity   [α]23/D −5.8°, neat
refractive index   n/D 1.41
bp   129-131 °C (lit.)
density   0.819 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
  0.811 g/mL at 25 °C
SMILES string   CC[C@H](C)CO
InChI   1S/C5H12O/c1-3-5(2)4-6/h5-6H,3-4H2,1-2H3/t5-/m0/s1
InChI key   QPRQEDXDYOZYLA-YFKPBYRVSA-N

Description

Application

(S)-(−)-2-Methylbutanol can be used to prepare:
• (S)-(−)-2-Methyl-1-butyloxy carbonyl amino hexyl isocyanate (MBI), which is used to synthesize isocyanate copolymers.
• Chiral alkoxynaphathoic acid derivatives having liquid crystalline properties.
• 3,4-Bis[(S)-2-methylbutoxy]thiophene, a key intermediate for the synthesis of polythiophenes.

Packaging

10 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
EUH066
RIDADR 
UN1105 - class 3 - PG 3 - Pentanols
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
108.5 °F
Flash Point(C) 
42.5 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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