4-methyl-2-pentanol


isobutylmethylcarbinol; methyl isobutyl carbinol; methylisobutylcarbinol; 2-methyl-4-pentanol; 2-methylpentanol-4; (±)-4-methyl-2-pentanol; 4-methyl-2-pentanol; 4-methylpentan-2-ol; 4-methylpentanol-2; MIBC
Links:📏 NIST, ⚗️ ChemSynthesis, 📖 PubMed,
📖Houben-Weyl, 2. Band (Methylisobutyl-carbinol); p. 213, 264
CAS:[108-11-2]
Formula:C6H14O; 102.18 g/mol
InChiKey:WVYWICLMDOOCFB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES:CC(C)CC(C)O
Molecular structure of 4-methyl-2-pentanol
Use:fine chemicals; frother for ore flotation; germicides; in miscellaneous coating compositions containing ethyl cellulose, alkyds, phenolic resins, etc.; in nitrocellulose lacquers as a latent solvent, as an additive to ketones to modify evaporation rate and increase blush resistance; industrial cleaning compounds; lacquers; organic syntheses; pharmaceuticals; preparation of photographic reagents
Density:0.807 g/mL
Molar volume:126.6 mL/mol
Refractive index:1.409
Molecular refractive power:31.30 mL/mol
Melting point:-90 °C
Boiling point:132 °C
Antoine equation
P(Torr) vs T(°C)
Vapour pressure vs temperature
Critical pressure:4.3 atm
Evaporation rate (ether):40.3
Evaporation rate (butyl acetate):0.3
Solubility in water:2 % w/w
Solubility of water:6 % w/w
Hansen solubility parameter:δd: 7.5 (cal/mL)½   δp: 1.6 (cal/mL)½   δh: 6.0 (cal/mL)½

Isomers

diisopropyl ether
Molecular structure of diisopropyl ether
2,2-dimethyl-1-butanol
Molecular structure of 2,2-dimethyl-1-butanol
2,3-dimethylbutanol
Molecular structure of 2,3-dimethylbutanol
2,3-dimethyl-2-butanol
Molecular structure of 2,3-dimethyl-2-butanol
3,3-dimethyl-1-butanol
Molecular structure of 3,3-dimethyl-1-butanol
3,3-dimethyl-2-butanol
Molecular structure of 3,3-dimethyl-2-butanol
dipropyl ether
Molecular structure of dipropyl ether
2-ethyl-1-butanol
Molecular structure of 2-ethyl-1-butanol
ethyl butyl ether
Molecular structure of ethyl butyl ether
ethyl sec-butyl ether
Molecular structure of ethyl sec-butyl ether
ethyl tert-butyl ether
Molecular structure of ethyl tert-butyl ether
ethyl isobutyl ether
Molecular structure of ethyl isobutyl ether
hexanol
Molecular structure of hexanol
(S)-(+)-2-hexanol
Molecular structure of (S)-(+)-2-hexanol
2-hexanol
Molecular structure of 2-hexanol
(R)-3-hexanol
Molecular structure of (R)-3-hexanol
(S)-3-hexanol
Molecular structure of (S)-3-hexanol
3-hexanol
Molecular structure of 3-hexanol
1-methoxy-3-methylbutane
Molecular structure of 1-methoxy-3-methylbutane
1-methoxypentane
Molecular structure of 1-methoxypentane
2-methyl-2-methoxybutane
Molecular structure of 2-methyl-2-methoxybutane
(R)-2-methyl-1-pentanol
Molecular structure of (R)-2-methyl-1-pentanol
2-methyl-1-pentanol
Molecular structure of 2-methyl-1-pentanol
2-methyl-2-pentanol
Molecular structure of 2-methyl-2-pentanol
2-methyl-3-pentanol
Molecular structure of 2-methyl-3-pentanol
3-methyl-1-pentanol
Molecular structure of 3-methyl-1-pentanol
3-methyl-2-pentanol
Molecular structure of 3-methyl-2-pentanol
3-methyl-3-pentanol
Molecular structure of 3-methyl-3-pentanol
4-methylpentanol
Molecular structure of 4-methylpentanol
(R)-(-)-4-methyl-2-pentanol
Molecular structure of (R)-(-)-4-methyl-2-pentanol
(S)-(+)-4-methyl-2-pentanol
Molecular structure of (S)-(+)-4-methyl-2-pentanol
4-methyl-2-pentanol
Molecular structure of 4-methyl-2-pentanol
2-propoxypropane
Molecular structure of 2-propoxypropane