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(^+)-2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol is used to control the flow properties of industrial products such as paints, coatings, cleansers, solvents, and hydraulic fluids. It acts as a thickening agent in cosmetic products. It serves as a coupling agent and an additive to hydraulic fluids, inks and cement. It is also employed as a blood volume expander. Further, it is used as a solvent for cleaning and colorant products. In addition to this, it is used in laboratory studies as a precipitant and cryoprotectant in protein crystallography.
Reagent for crystallization of proteins.
Grineva, O. V.; Usacheva, T. M.; Zhuravlev, V. I. Crystal conformations of 2-methyl-2,4-pentanediol: Dipole moment calculations and molecular structure optimizations. J. Struct. Chem. 2014, 55 (1), 161-168.
Roussel, G.; Rouse, S. L.; Sansom, M. S. P.; Michaux, C.; Perpète, E. A. The role of 2-methyl-2,4-pentanediol in sodium dodecyl sulfate micelle dissociation unveiled by dynamic light scattering and molecular dynamics simulations. Colloids Surf., B 2014, 114, 357-362.
Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H227-H303-H315-H319
Combustible liquid. May be harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation.
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.