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L13660 3-Methyl-1-butanol, mixture of isomers, 99%

CAS Number
123-51-3
Synonyms
Isoamyl alcohol
Isopentanol

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L13660-AE 100ml 28.00
L13660-AP 500ml 44.80
L13660-0F 2500ml 133.00
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3-Methyl-1-butanol, mixture of isomers, 99%

MDL
MFCD00002934
EINECS
204-633-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
(CH3)2CHCH2CH2OH
Formula Weight
88.15
Melting point
-117°
Boiling Point
130-132°
Flash Point
45°(113°F)
Density
0.809
Refractive Index
1.4060
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with water, alcohol, ether, benzene, chloroform, petroleum ether, glacial acetic acid, acetone and oils.

Applications

3-Methyl-1-butanol is used as an active ingredient in banana oil production and Kovac's reagent. It acts as an antifoaming agent. It serves as an intermediate for the manufacture of corrosion inhibitors, flotation aids, fuel and lubricating oil additives, polyvinyl chloride stabilizers, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, plasticizers, rubber auxiliaries and paint solvents.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, acid chlorides and acid anhydrides.

Literature References

Pavez, C.; Steinhaus, M.; Casaubon, G.; Schieberle, P.; Agosin, E. Identification, quantitation and sensory evaluation of methyl 2-and methyl 3-methylbutanoate in varietal red wines. Aust. J. Grape Wine Res. 2015, 21 (2), 189-193.

Goulet, C.; Kamiyoshihara, Y.; Lam, N. B.; Richard, T.; Taylor, M. G.; Tieman, D. M.; Klee, H. J. Divergence in the Enzymatic Activities of a Tomato and Solanum pennellii Alcohol Acyltransferase Impacts Fruit Volatile Ester Composition. Mol. Plant 2015, 8 (1), 153-162.

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-P260-P264b-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P314-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. Do not breathe 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. Get medical advice/attention 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
14,5195
Beilstein
1718835
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EL5425000

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