tert-Butanol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

tert-Butanol Properties


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tert-Butanol is the simplest tertiary alcohol. It is one of the four isomers of butanol. It is used as a solvent, as a denaturant for ethanol, as an ingredient in paint removers, as an octane booster for gasoline, as an oxygenate gasoline additive, and as an intermediate in the synthesis of other chemical commodities such as MTBE, ETBE, TBHP, other flavors and perfumes.

Chemical Properties

AR Assay 99.0%
Appearance Colorless liquid
Boiling Point 82 °C
CAS Number 75-65-0
ChEBI 26878
Density 0.7809 g/cm3
EINECS Number 200-889-7
HS Code 290514100
IUPAC Name 2-Methyl-Propan-2-ol
InChI 1S/C4H10O/c1-4(2,3)5/h5H,1-3H3
LR Assay 99.0%
Lab Grade LR;AR
Melting Point 25 °C
Molar Mass 74.12 g/mol
Molecular Formula C4H10O
NFPA 704 H-1,F-3,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number EO1925000
Refractive n20/D 1.399
Related Compounds 2-Methyl-2-Butanol
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms t-Butanol;2-Methyl-2-Propanol;t-Butyl Alcohol;tert-Butyl Alcohol;tertiary-Butyl Alcohol;1,1-Dimethylethanol;Dimethylethanol
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