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B21825 (±)-2-Methyl-1-butanol, 98%

CAS Number
137-32-6
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B21825-AE 100ml 19.50
B21825-AP 500ml 30.00
B21825-0F 2500ml 97.80
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(±)-2-Methyl-1-butanol, 98%

MDL
MFCD00004743
EINECS
205-289-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H12O
Formula Weight
88.15
Melting point
<-70°
Boiling Point
129-131°
Flash Point
43°(109°F)
Density
0.815
Refractive Index
1.4110
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water. [183 g/L (0 C)] and alcohol.

Applications

2-Methyl-1-butanol is a volatile metabolite produced by a number of different plant species. Used as a solvent in organic synthesis (introduction of active amyl group), in lubricants, plasticizers, additives for oils & paints. It is also employed as a perfuming agent.

Notes

Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

Donald J. Cram.; Janet Allinger. Studies in Stereochemistry. XXIII. The Preparation and Complete Resolution of the 1,2-Diphenyl-2-methyl-1-butanol System. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1954, 76 (18),4516-4522.

Karin Leontein.; Bengt Lindberg.; Jörgen L?nngren. Assignment of absolute configuration of sugars by g.l.c. of their acetylated glycosides formed from chiral alcohols. Carbohydr. Res. 1978, 62 (2),359-362.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H315-H319-H332-H335

Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: 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
14,6030
Beilstein
1718810
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EL5250000

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