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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Chloro-2-methylbutane, 95%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Chloro-2-methylbutane
CAS 594-36-5
Molecular Formula C5H11Cl
Formula Weight 106.6
MDL Number MFCD00000818
UN Number UN1107
Beilstein 1696930
Synonym tert-Amyl chloride; tert-Pentyl chloride
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AAA1170306

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alfa aesar™
A1170306
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1170314

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alfa aesar™
A1170314
25g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 106.6
Assay 95%
TSCA TSCA
Boiling Point 85° to 86°C
MDL Number MFCD00000818
Synonym tert-Amyl chloride; tert-Pentyl chloride
CAS 594-36-5
Chemical Name or Material 2-Chloro-2-methylbutane
Flash Point −10°C (14°F)
Melting Point −73°C
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Beilstein 1696930
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: AMYL CHLORIDES
Molecular Formula C5H11Cl
Quantity 5g
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place.
Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
UN Number UN1107

Applications
2-Chloro-2-methylbutane is used as a solvent for the synthesis of other compounds and pentane. It is used in organic synthesis, Catalytic agent, Petrochemical additive.

Solubility
Soluble in ethanol, ethyl ether. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store at room temperature. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Avoid extremes of temperature and direct sunlight.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store in a well-ventilated place.
Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H225
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.