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

$28.00 - $72.38

Chemical Identifiers

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

 
alfa aesar™
L03187-0F
2500mL Each for $72.38

AAL03187AE

 
alfa aesar™
L03187-AE
100mL Each for $28.00

AAL03187AP

 
alfa aesar™
L03187-AP
500mL Each for $42.07
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 2500mL
Melting Point −40°C
Boiling Point 197°C
Quantity 2500mL
Flash Point 93°C (199°F)
Odor Weak
Chemical Name or Material (+/-)-2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol
CAS 107-41-5
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C6H14O2
Formula Weight 118.18g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004547
Beilstein 1098298
Merck Index 14,4710
Synonym (+/-)-Hexylene glycol
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H227
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Combustible liquid.
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.
RTECS Number SA0810000
TSCA TSCA

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.