2-Chloro-2-methylbutane Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

2-Chloro-2-methylbutane Properties


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2-Chloro-2-methylbutane is an alkyl chloride used for flavoring and odorizing. It could be synthesized from tert-amyl alcohol by SN1 reaction.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless liquid
Boiling Point 85-86 °C
CAS Number 594-36-5
Density 0.866 g/ml
EINECS Number 209-836-2
IUPAC Name 2-Chloro-2-methylbutane
Melting Point −73 °C
Molar Mass 106.59 g/mol
Molecular Formula C5H11Cl
Refractive n20/D 1.405
Synonyms 1,1-Dimethylpropyl Chloride;2-Methyl-2-chlorobutane;tert-Amyl Chloride;tert-Pentyl Chloride
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