Isobutylbenzene Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Isobutylbenzene Properties


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Isobutylbenzene is a basic raw material for manufacturing Ibuprofen, an Anti-inflammatory analgesic bulk drug and in synthesis of intermediates like ortho-Butyl Aniline and Para-Butyl Aniline. It is used in Perfume industry. It is also used as a specialty solvent.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Clear Colourless Liquid
Boiling Point 175.4 °C
CAS Number 538-93-2
Density 0.85 g/cm3
EINECS Number 208-706-2
IUPAC Name 2-Methylpropylbenzene
InChI 1S/C10H14/c1-9(2)8-10-6-4-3-5-7-10/h3-7,9H,8H2,1-2H3
Main Hazards Irritant
Melting Point −51 °C
Molar Mass 134.22 g/mol
Molecular Formula C10H14
RTECS Number DA3550000
Refractive 1.48 n20/D
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms (2-Methyl-1-Propyl)Benzene; (2-Methylpropyl)-Benzen; (2-Methylpropyl)Benzene; (2-Methylpropyl)-Benzene; 1-Phenyl-2-Methylpropane; 2-Methylpropylbenzene; Benzene, Isobutyl-; Benzene,(2-Methylpropyl)