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137-32-6 - (±)-2-Methyl-1-butanol, 98% - B21825 - Alfa Aesar

B21825 (±)-2-Methyl-1-butanol, 98%

CAS Number
137-32-6
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100ml 18.50
500ml 29.40
2500ml 96.00
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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
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-H332-H335

Flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280-P240-P241-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P312-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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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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