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Sigma-Aldrich

3-Methyl-1-butanol

anhydrous, ≥99%

Synonym(s):
Isopentyl alcohol, Isoamyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
(CH3)2CHCH2CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
88.15
Beilstein:
1718835
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

anhydrous

vapor density

3 (vs air)

vapor pressure

2 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

644 °F

expl. lim.

1.2-9 %, 100 °F

impurities

<0.003% water
<0.005% water (100 mL pkg)

evapn. residue

<0.0005%

refractive index

n20/D 1.406 (lit.)

pH

5.6 (20 °C, 25 g/L)

bp

130 °C (lit.)

mp

−117 °C (lit.)

density

0.809 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CC(C)CCO

InChI

1S/C5H12O/c1-5(2)3-4-6/h5-6H,3-4H2,1-2H3

InChI key

PHTQWCKDNZKARW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

3-Methyl-1-butanol may be used as a solvent in the preparation of ac-tetrahydro-β-naphthylamine from β-naphthylamine via reduction using sodium.

Packaging

1 L in Sure/Seal™
100 mL in Sure/Seal™

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

110.3 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

43.5 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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ac-Tetrahydro-?-naphthylamine
Waser EBH and Mollering H
Organic Syntheses, 9, 84-84 (1929)
Aroma perception of individual volatile compounds in fresh tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum, Mill.) as affected by the medium of evaluation.
Tandon KS, et al.
Postharvest biology and technology, 20(3), 261-268 (2000)
Identification of aroma compounds in Chinese 'Yanghe Daqu'liquor by normal phase chromatography fractionation followed by gas chromatography [sol] olfactometry.
Fan W and Qian MC.
Flavour and Fragrance Journal, 21(2), 333-342 (2006)
Identification of character impact odorants of different white wine varieties.
Guth H.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 45(8), 3022-3026 (1997)
Michael R Connor et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 74(18), 5769-5775 (2008-08-05)
3-Methyl-1-butanol is a potential fuel additive or substitute. Previously this compound was identified in small quantities in yeast fermentation as one of the fusel alcohols. In this work, we engineered an Escherichia coli strain to produce 3-methyl-1-butanol from glucose via

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