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Alfa Aesar™ (+/-)-2-Butanol, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

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
Chemical Name or Material (+/-)-2-Butanol
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AAA186580F SDS Alfa Aesar™
A186580F
2500mL N/A N/A  
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AAA18658AP SDS Alfa Aesar™
A18658AP
500mL N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

78-92-2
74.12
UN1120
14,1541
(+/-)-2-Butanol
CH3CH2CH(OH)CH3
MFCD00004569
1718765
sec-Butyl alcohol

Specifications

78-92-2
74.12
UN1120
14,1541
Sweet
98° to 101°C
2500mL
99%
CH3CH2CH(OH)CH3
MFCD00004569
1718765
sec-Butyl alcohol
26°C (79°F)
−115°C
(+/-)-2-Butanol

Safety and Handling

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

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.

Warning

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: BUTANOLS

RTECSNumber : EO1750000

TSCA : TSCA