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75-85-4 - 2-Methyl-2-butanol, 98% - tert-Amyl alcohol - 1,1-Dimethyl-1-propanol - A18304 - Alfa Aesar

A18304 2-Methyl-2-butanol, 98%

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

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500ml 44.38
2500ml 134.49
10000ml 368.10
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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
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-H332-H315-H335

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280-P240-P241-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P362-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. 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. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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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