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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Methyl-2-pentanol, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Methyl-2-pentanol
CAS 590-36-3
Molecular Formula C6H14O
Formula Weight 102.18
MDL Number MFCD00004485
UN Number UN2560
Beilstein 1718951
Synonym Dimethyl n-propyl carbinol
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AAA1909006

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alfa aesar™
A1909006
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1909014

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A1909014
25g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1909022

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alfa aesar™
A1909022
100g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 102.18
Chemical Name or Material 2-Methyl-2-pentanol
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C6H14O
MDL Number MFCD00004485
CAS 590-36-3
UN Number UN2560
Beilstein 1718951
Synonym Dimethyl n-propyl carbinol
Melting Point −103°C
Flash Point 30°C (86°F)
Odor Alcohol-like
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
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: 2-METHYLPENTAN-2-OL
Boiling Point 120° to 122°C
Quantity 5g

Applications
It is used to study its antagonist activity. It reacts with a second target site to alter the spatial relation between the hydrophobic agonist binding site and the allosteric site. It may initiate the polymerization of isocyanates and epoxides.

Solubility
Soluble in water at 20°C 32g/L. Soluble in 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-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H226-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.