Isoprene (C5H8) is a colorless volatile liquid, produced and emitted by certain trees. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Isoprene. Please review our fire rated products: FIRELoc, SUPERLoc, DRUMLoc

Isoprene Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash point -65°F. Polymerizable. Toxic vapors generated when heated.
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Use proper flammable materials storage building.
  • Compatible Details: Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
  • Description: Isoprene, or 2-methyl-1,3-butadiene, is a common organic compound with the formula CH2=CCH=CH2. It is a colorless volatile liquid. Isoprene is produced by many plants.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Isoprene Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C5H8 681.00 kg/m³ 93.32°F (34.07°C) 2-methyl-1,3-butadiene 68.12 g/mol Slightly soluble in cold water -143.95°C

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