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Alfa Aesar™ (+/-)-2-Butanol, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material (+/-)-2-Butanol
CAS 78-92-2
Molecular Formula CH3CH2CH(OH)CH3
Formula Weight 74.12
MDL Number MFCD00004569
UN Number UN1120
Beilstein 1718765
Merck Index 14,1541
Synonym sec-Butyl alcohol
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AAA186580F

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A186580F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA18658AP

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alfa aesar™
A18658AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 74.12
Chemical Name or Material (+/-)-2-Butanol
Quantity 2500mL
Synonym sec-Butyl alcohol
Odor Sweet
Assay 99%
Beilstein 1718765
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: BUTANOLS
Melting Point −115°C
CAS 78-92-2
TSCA TSCA
RTECS Number EO1750000
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H319-H335-H336
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
Molecular Formula CH3CH2CH(OH)CH3
MDL Number MFCD00004569
Merck Index 14,1541
Boiling Point 98° to 101°C
Flash Point 26°C (79°F)
UN Number UN1120

Applications
(^+)-2-Butanol is widely used as a solvent for domestic cleaning agents and paint removers. It is also utilized in perfumes and artificial flavors. It plays an important role in the extraction of fish meal to produce fish protein concentrate. It is involved in the production of fruit essences. It plays an essential role in the esterification of acetic acid. It is useful for the derivatization of chlorinated hydroxyfuranones. It is also used as a precursor for methyl ethyl ketone.

Solubility
Miscible with methanol and diethyl ether. Slightly miscible with water.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H226-H319-H335-H336
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.