4-Methyl-2-pentanol

CAS No. 108-11-2

Formula: C6H14O
Basic Info

4-Methyl-2-pentanol (IUPAC name) or methyl isobutyl carbinol (MIBC) is an organic chemical compound used primarily as a frother in mineral flotation. It is also used as a solvent, in organic synthesis, and in the manufacture of brake fluid and as a precursor to some plasticizers.

Formula
C6H14O
Molecular Weight
102.175
Exact Mass
102.104
LogP
1.4133
PSA
20.23
Synonyms

Methyl isobutyl carbinol (MIBC)

dimethyl 2-butanol

Isobutylmethylcarbinol

MIBC

Methyl isobutyl carbinol

Methyl-2-pentanol

sec-Hexyl Alcohol

3-MIC

FEMA 3351

Metilamil alcohol

methyl-isobutyl-carbinol

DL-3-HEXANOL

2-Pentanol, 4-methyl-

MAOH

4-methyl-2pentanol

1,3-dimethylbutanol

1-Ethylbutanol

3-MIC,Isobutyl methyl carbinol,MAOH

3-HEXYL ALCOHOL

2-methyl-4-pentanol

4-Methylpentan-2-ol

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Properties
Appearance & Physical State
clear liquid
Density
0.8
Boiling Point
132ºC
Melting Point
-90ºC
Flash Point
41ºC
Refractive Index
1.411
Water Solubility
2 g/100 mL
Stability
Stable. Flammable. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, acids, acid chlorides.
Storage Condition
Flammables area
Vapor Density
3.5 (vs air)
Vapor Pressure
3.7 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
Safety Info
RTECS
SA7350000
Safety Statements
S24/25
WGK Germany
1
Risk Statements
R10; R37
HS Code
29051900
RIDADR
UN 2053
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Hazard Codes
Spectrum
NMR Spectrum 13C NMR : in CDCl3
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IR Spectrum IR : CCl4 solution
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Mass Spectrum Mass spectrum (electron ionization)
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Raman Spectrum Raman : 4880 A,200 M,liquid
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Analysis Methods
Kovats' RI, non-polar column, isothermal
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Column Shape
Capillary
Active Phase(℃)
OV-101
Retention index
774.4
Temperature Control
80.
Method
isothermal
Comments
N2; Column length: 100. m; Column diameter: 0.27 mm
Reference
Boneva, S.Gas Chromatographic Retention Indices for C6 Alkanols on OV-101 and Carbowax 20M Capillary ColumnsChromatographia1987, 23, 1, 50-52.
Kovats' RI, non-polar column, isothermal
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Column Shape
Capillary
Active Phase(℃)
OV-101
Retention index
775.5
Temperature Control
90.
Method
isothermal
Comments
N2; Column length: 100. m; Column diameter: 0.27 mm
Reference
Boneva, S.Gas Chromatographic Retention Indices for C6 Alkanols on OV-101 and Carbowax 20M Capillary ColumnsChromatographia1987, 23, 1, 50-52.
Kovats' RI, non-polar column, isothermal
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Column Shape
Packed
Active Phase(℃)
Apiezon L
Retention index
729.
Temperature Control
120.
Method
isothermal
Comments
Celite 545
Reference
Bogoslovsky, Yu.N.Anvaer, B.I.Vigdergauz, M.S.Chromatographic constants in gas chromatography (in Russian)Standards Publ. House, Moscow, 1978, 192.
Kovats' RI, non-polar column, isothermal
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Column Shape
Packed
Active Phase(℃)
Apiezon L
Retention index
736.
Temperature Control
160.
Method
isothermal
Comments
Celite 545
Reference
Bogoslovsky, Yu.N.Anvaer, B.I.Vigdergauz, M.S.Chromatographic constants in gas chromatography (in Russian)Standards Publ. House, Moscow, 1978, 192.
Kovats' RI, polar column, isothermal
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Column Shape
Capillary
Active Phase(℃)
Carbowax 20M
Retention index
1203.
Temperature Control
80.
Method
isothermal
Comments
N2; Column length: 50. m; Column diameter: 0.23 mm
Reference
Boneva, S.Gas Chromatographic Retention Indices for C6 Alkanols on OV-101 and Carbowax 20M Capillary ColumnsChromatographia1987, 23, 1, 50-52.

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