Methyl-2-propanol, 2-

Methyl-2-propanol, 2- (C4H10O) is a clear liquid or colorless solid with camphor-like odor. The chemical is flammable and water soluble and capable of causing temporary incapacitation or residual injury; also called tert-butyl alcoho, attacks plastic. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Methyl-2-propanol, 2-. Please review our fire rated products: FIRELoc, Flammable storage, SUPERLoc

Methyl-2-propanol, 2- Storing Details

  • Flammable Details:
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant, approved flammables storage buildings, separated from oxidizers and sources of ignition.
  • Compatible Details: Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, copper, copper alloys, alkali metals, aluminum.
  • Description: tert-Butyl alcohol, or 2-methyl-2-propanol, is the simplest tertiary alcohol. It is one of the four isomers of butanol. tert-Butanol is a clear liquid with a camphor-like odor. It is very soluble in water and miscible with ethanol and diethyl ether.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Methyl-2-propanol, 2- Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C4H10O 780.90 kg/m³ 82-83°C, 355-356 K, 179-181°F 2-Methylpropan-2-ol 74.12 g/mol n/a 25-26°C, 298-299 K, 77-79°F

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