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309435 Sigma-Aldrich

3-Methyl-1-butanol

anhydrous, ≥99%

Synonym: Isoamyl alcohol, Isopentyl alcohol

  • CAS Number 123-51-3

  • Linear Formula (CH3)2CHCH2CH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 88.15

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1718835

  •  EC Number 204-633-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00002934

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57648492

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
grade   anhydrous
vapor density   3 (vs air)
vapor pressure   2 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99%
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   644 °F
expl. lim.   1.2-9 %, 100 °F
impurities   <0.003% water
  <0.005% water (100 mL pkg)
evapn. residue   <0.0005%
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

Description

Application

3-Methyl-1-butanol may be used as a solvent in the preparation of ac-tetrahydro-β-naphthylamine from β-naphthylamine via reduction using sodium.

Packaging

1 L in Sure/Seal™

100 mL in Sure/Seal™

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN1105 - class 3 - PG 3 - Pentanols
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
EL5425000
Flash Point(F) 
109.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
43 °C - closed cup

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

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