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3-Methyl-1-butanol

analytical standard

Synonym: Isoamyl alcohol, Isopentyl alcohol

  • CAS Number 123-51-3

  • Linear Formula (CH3)2CHCH2CH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 88.15

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1718835

  •  EC Number 204-633-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00002934

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329767856

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Properties

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grade   analytical standard
vapor density   3 (vs air)
vapor pressure   2 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   PHTQWCKDNZKARW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98.5% (GC)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   644 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   1.2-9 %, 100 °F
application(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.)
Featured Industry   Cosmetics, Personal Care, and Cleaning Products
Food and Beverages
format   neat

Description

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.

General description

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1105 - class 3 - PG 3 - Pentanols
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
EL5425000
Flash Point(F) 
109.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
43 °C
Protocols & Articles

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GC Analysis of Industrial Solvents on Equity®-1701

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GC Analysis of Industrial Solvents on SUPELCOWAX 10

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