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°C

Boiling Point: 137.5°C
d 20°/4°C: <0.81
Refractive Index n20/D: <1.41
Water: <0.05%

Hazard Class: 3

Packing Group: 3

Hazard Phrases: Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. 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 INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.


Cas No: 71-41-0
Einecs No: 200-752-1

HS CODE: 29051910


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