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A18304 2-Methyl-2-butanol, 98%

CAS Number
75-85-4
Synonyms
tert-Amyl alcohol
1,1-Dimethyl-1-propanol

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A18304-AP 500ml 48.20
A18304-0F 2500ml 148.00
A18304-0D 10000ml 413.00
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2-Methyl-2-butanol, 98%

MDL
MFCD00004478
EINECS
200-908-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H12O
Formula Weight
88.15
Melting point
ca -12°
Boiling Point
101-103°
Flash Point
20°(68°F)
Density
0.805
Refractive Index
1.4050
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with alcohol, ether, benzene, chloroform, glycerol, oils and acetone.

Applications

2-Methyl-2-butanol is used as a solvent in flavors, pharmaceuticals, corrosion inhibitors, resins, gums, coating materials and in organic synthesis. It acts as a frothing agent (ore flotation), surfactant (petroleum recovery) and stabilizing agent. Further, it is used in processing aids.

Notes

Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Nikoshvili, L.; Shimanskaya, E.; Bykov, A.; Yuranov, I.; Kiwi-Minsker, L.; Sulman, E. Selective hydrogenation of 2-methyl-3-butyn-2-ol over Pd-nanoparticles stabilized in hypercrosslinked polystyrene: Solvent effect. Catal. Today 2015, 241, 179-188.

Vernuccio, S.; Von Rohr, P. R.; Medlock, J. General Kinetic Modeling of the Selective Hydrogenation of 2-Methyl-3-butyn-2-ol over a Commercial Palladium-Based Catalyst. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2015, 54 (46), 11543-11551.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H312-H315-H318-H332-H335-H336

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. Harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P312-P332+P313-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,7140
Beilstein
1361351
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
SC0175000

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