Butan-2-ol 99.5% ACS


SKU: N/A Categories: ,

2-Butanol, or sec-butanol, is an organic compound with formula CH3CH(OH)CH2CH3.

This secondary alcohol is a flammable, colorless liquid that is soluble in 3 parts water and completely miscible with polar organic solvents such as ethers and other alcohols. 

  • Solvent for paints, coatings, varnishes, resins, gums, camphor, vegetable oils, dyes, fats, waxes, resins, shellac, rubbers, and alkaloids, alkyd resins, lacquers, enamels, paint removers, and adhesives
  • Manufacture of industrial cleaners, perfumes, dyes, wetting agents
  • Formulating flotation agents and hydraulic brake fluids
  • Extraction of fish meal to produce fish protein concentrate and for the production of fruit essences.
  • Flavouring agent

Minimum Assay: >99.5%
Molecular Formula: C4H10O
Molecular Weight: 74.12 g/mol
Distillation Range (IBP): 97.8-103°C
Water (H20): <0.2%
Colour (PtCo): <10

Hazard Class: 3

Packing Group: 3

Hazard Phrases: Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness.

Prec Phrases: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.


Cas No: 78-92-2
Einecs No: 201-158-5
FP: 23 °C

Specification – DOWNLOAD NOW

Additional information

Weight N/A
Pack Size

500ml, 1L