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Alfa Aesar™ (+/-)-2-Methyl-1-butanol, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material (+/-)-2-Methyl-1-butanol
CAS 137-32-6
Molecular Formula C5H12O
Formula Weight 88.15
MDL Number MFCD00004743
UN Number UN1105
Beilstein 1718810
Merck Index 14,6030
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AAB218250F

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alfa aesar™
B218250F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAB21825AE

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alfa aesar™
B21825AE
100mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAB21825AP

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alfa aesar™
B21825AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 88.15
Chemical Name or Material (+/-)-2-Methyl-1-butanol
TSCA TSCA
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C5H12O
MDL Number MFCD00004743
CAS 137-32-6
UN Number UN1105
Beilstein 1718810
Merck Index 14,6030
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Melting Point <−70°C
Boiling Point 129° to 131°C
Quantity 2500mL
Flash Point 43°C (109°F)
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H332-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if inhaled.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P303+P361+P353-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
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: PENTANOLS
RTECS Number EL5250000

Applications
2-Methyl-1-butanol is a volatile metabolite produced by a number of different plant species. Used as a solvent in organic synthesis (introduction of active amyl group), in lubricants, plasticizers, additives for oils & paints. It is also employed as a perfuming agent.

Solubility
Soluble in water. [183 g/L (0 C)] and alcohol.

Notes
Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P280-P303+P361+P353-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H226-H332-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Harmful if inhaled.
May cause respiratory irritation.