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107-83-5 - 2-Methylpentane, 99+% - Isohexane - L03001 - Alfa Aesar

L03001 2-Methylpentane, 99+%

CAS Number
107-83-5
Synonyms
Isohexane

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100ml 50.88
500ml 187.46
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2-Methylpentane, 99+%

MDL
MFCD00009406
EINECS
203-523-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H14
Formula Weight
86.18
Melting point
-154°
Boiling Point
61-62°
Flash Point
-40°(-40°F)
Density
0.653
Refractive Index
1.3710
Solubility
Miscible with alcohol, ether, acetone and chloroform. Immiscible with water.

Applications

2-Methylpentane is employed as a raw material, rubber solvent and vegetable oil extraction solvent. It is also used as a solvent in adhesives. Further, it is used as an intermediate in organic synthesis and finds application in food, preservatives, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, beverages and flavor enhancer.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Harapin, J.; Börmel, M.; Sapra, K. T.; Brunner, D.; Kaech, A.; Medalia, O. Structural analysis of multicellular organisms with cryo-electron tomography. Nat. Methods 2015, 12, 634-636.

Choi, D.; Chang, M.; Reichmanis, E. Controlled Assembly of Poly(3-hexylthiophene): Managing the Disorder to Order Transition on the Nano- through Meso-Scales. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2015, 25 (6), 920-927.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H304-H315-H336-H411

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. Causes skin irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P273-P243-P301+P310-P315-P403

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid release to the environment. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Get immediate medical advice/attention. Store in a well-ventilated place.

Other References

Beilstein
1730735
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2901.10
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
SA2985000

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