2-Methyl-1-butene is used as a solvent in organic synthesis. It is also used in the preparation of pinacolone, flavor enhancer, spice, crop protectants and tertiary amyl phenol. Further, it serves as a photosensitive material and concrete dispersant. In addition to this, it is used as a fuel and fuel additive.
Soluble in ether, ethanol and benzene. Insoluble in water.
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|31°C to 32°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Extremely flammable liquid and vapor.
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: 2-METHYL-1-BUTENE
TSCA : TSCA
Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C