Pentanol 99% (Amyl Alcohol)
Pentanol 99%, also known as Amyl alcohol, is used as a solvent and in esterfication, for example in the production of amyl acetate. Amyl alcohol as a distinct chemical compound refers to 1-pentanol.
Minimum Assay: <99%
Molecular Formula: C5H12O
Molecular Weight: 88.15
Solubility in water (% weight): 22.8 g/l at 25 C
Melting Point: -78 CBoiling Point: 137.5 C
d 20°/4°C: <0.81
Refractive Index n20/D: <1.41
Hazard Phrazes: Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation.
Prec Phrazes: Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.