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

$30.97 - $72.41

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 107-41-5
Molecular Formula C6H14O2
Formula Weight 118.18
MDL Number MFCD00004547
Beilstein 1098298
Merck Index 14,4710
Synonym (+/-)-Hexylene glycol
Chemical Name or Material (+/-)-2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol
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AAL031870F SDS Alfa Aesar™
L031870F
2500mL Each for $72.41
AAL03187AE SDS Alfa Aesar™
L03187AE
100mL Each for $30.97
AAL03187AP SDS Alfa Aesar™
L03187AP
500mL Each for $42.03
Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

107-41-5
118.18
1098298
(+/-)-Hexylene glycol
C6H14O2
MFCD00004547
14,4710
(+/-)-2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol

Specifications

107-41-5
118.18
1098298
(+/-)-Hexylene glycol
197°C
93°C (199°F)
(+/-)-2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol
C6H14O2
MFCD00004547
14,4710
−40°C
2500mL
Weak
98%

Safety and Handling

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

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.

Warning

RTECSNumber : SA0810000

TSCA : TSCA