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Alfa Aesar™ (+/-)-2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol, 98%

$31.19 - $72.93

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material (+/-)-2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol
CAS 107-41-5
Molecular Formula C6H14O2
Formula Weight 118.18
MDL Number MFCD00004547
Beilstein 1098298
Merck Index 14,4710
Synonym (+/-)-Hexylene glycol
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AAL031870F

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alfa aesar™
L031870F
2500mL Each for $72.93

AAL03187AE

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alfa aesar™
L03187AE
100mL Each for $31.19

AAL03187AP

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alfa aesar™
L03187AP
500mL Each for $42.34
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 118.18
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P403+P235-P501a
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Chemical Name or Material (+/-)-2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol
Synonym (+/-)-Hexylene glycol
MDL Number MFCD00004547
CAS 107-41-5
Merck Index 14,4710
Molecular Formula C6H14O2
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H227
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Combustible liquid.
Boiling Point 197°C
Assay 98%
Flash Point 93°C (199°F)
Quantity 2500mL
Beilstein 1098298
Odor Weak
TSCA TSCA
Melting Point −40°C
RTECS Number SA0810000
Health Hazard 1 Warning

Applications
(^+)-2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol is used to control the flow properties of industrial products such as paints, coatings, cleansers, solvents, and hydraulic fluids. It acts as a thickening agent in cosmetic products. It serves as a coupling agent and an additive to hydraulic fluids, inks and cement. It is also employed as a blood volume expander. Further, it is used as a solvent for cleaning and colorant products. In addition to this, it is used in laboratory studies as a precipitant and cryoprotectant in protein crystallography.

Solubility
Miscible with water, alcohol, ether, fatty acids and lower aliphatic hydrocarbons. Slightly miscible with carbon tetrachloride.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong acids, strong oxidizing agents and strong reducing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P403+P235-P501a
Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H227
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Combustible liquid.