Iso-Amyl Alcohol 99%


Isoamyl alcohol, also known as isopentyl alcohol, is a colourless liquid with the chemical formula C5H12O. This is one of the several isomers of amyl alcohol.

  • Suitable for milk testing
  • An ingredient in the production of banana oil
  • An ingredient of Kovac’s reagent, used for the bacterial diagnostic indole test

Minimum Assay: >99.3%
Molecular Formula: C5H12O
Molecular Weight: 88.15 g/mol
Melting Point: -73 °C
Boiling Point: 119 °C
Density (kg/L): 0.811
3-Methyl-1-Butanol: <75.3%
2 Methyl-1-Butanol: <24%

Hazard Class: 3

Packing Group: 3

Hazard Phrases: Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. Harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation.

Prec Phrases: Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. In case of fire: Use suitable extinguishing media.

Cas No: 123-51-3
Einecs No: 204-633-5
FP: 33 °C




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