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Substance Name: 4-Methyl-2-pentanol
RN: 108-11-2
UNII: 8U34XJK0R0
InChIKey: WVYWICLMDOOCFB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Classification Codes

  • TWA (25 ppm); STEL (40 ppm); skin
  • TWA 25 ppm (100 mg/m3); skin

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H14-O

Molecular Weight

  • 102.1756
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 4-Methyl-2-pentanol
  • Isobutylmethylcarbinol

Synonyms

  • (+-)-4-Methyl-2-pentanol
  • 1,3-Dimethylbutanol
  • 2-Methyl-4-pentanol
  • 2-Pentanol, 4-methyl-
  • 3-MIC
  • 4-01-00-01717 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • 4-Methyl-2-amyl alcohol
  • 4-Methyl-2-pentanol
  • 4-Methyl-2-pentyl alcohol
  • 4-Methylpentanol-2
  • 4-Metilpentan-2-olo
  • 4-Metilpentan-2-olo [Italian]
  • 4-Pentanol, 2-methyl-
  • Alcohol methyl amylique
  • Alcohol methyl amylique [French]
  • Alcool methyl amylique
  • Alcool methyl amylique [French]
  • BRN 1098268
  • CCRIS 2304
  • dl-Methylisobutylcarbinol
  • EC 203-551-7
  • EINECS 203-551-7
  • HSDB 1154
  • Isobutylmethylcarbinol
  • Isobutylmethylmethanol
  • M.I.B.C.
  • MAOH
  • Methyl amyl alcohol
  • Methyl isobutyl carbinol
  • Methyl-isobutylkarbinol
  • Methyl-isobutylkarbinol [Czech]
  • Methylisobutyl carbinol
  • Methylisobutylcarbinol
  • Metilamil alcohol
  • Metilamil alcohol [Italian]
  • MIBC
  • MIC [Alcohol]
  • NSC 9384
  • UNII-8U34XJK0R0

Systematic Names

  • 2-Pentanol, 4-methyl-
  • 4-Methylpentan-2-ol

Superlist Names

  • 2-Pentanol, 4-methyl-
  • Methyl amyl alcohol
  • Methyl isobutyl carbinol
  • Methyl isobutyl carbinol [UN2053] [Flammable liquid]
  • Methylisobutylcarbinol
  • UN2053

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 108-11-2

FDA UNII

  • 8U34XJK0R0

Other Registry Numbers

  • 20281-88-3
  • 40747-85-1
  • 72847-31-5

System Generated Number

  • 0000108112

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H14O/c1-5(2)4-6(3)7/h5-7H,4H2,1-3H3

InChIKey

WVYWICLMDOOCFB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

CC(C)CC(C)O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 812mg/kg (812mg/kg)   Shell Chemical Company. Unpublished Report. Vol. -, Pg. 7, 1961.
mouse LDLo oral 1gm/kg (1000mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: OTHER CHANGES University of California, Berkeley, Publications in Pharmacology. Vol. 2, Pg. 217, 1949.
rabbit LD50 skin 3560uL/kg (3.56mL/kg)   AMA Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. Vol. 4, Pg. 119, 1951.
rat LCLo inhalation 2000ppm/4H (2000ppm)   Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Vol. 31, Pg. 343, 1949.
rat LD50 oral 2590mg/kg (2590mg/kg)   AMA Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. Vol. 4, Pg. 119, 1951.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -9.00E+01 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 131.6 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 1.430 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 1.64E+04 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 5.3 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 4.45E-05 atm-m3/mole 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.28E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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