Isobutanol is an organic liquid that is colorless in color with a sweet alcohol like odor.
- CAS #: 78-83-1
- EINECS #: 201-148-0
- Synonyms: Isobutyl Alcohol; 2 – Methylpropanol; 2 – Methyl – 1 – Propanol
- Formula: C4H10O
Isobutanol is an organic liquid that is colorless in color with a sweet alcohol like odor. It is considered flammable with flashpoint 85° F and boiling point of 226 °F. Isobutanol has an evaporation rate of 70 and molecular weight of 74.12. Isobutanol is typically used in paints and coatings.
- UN: 1212
- ERG: 129
- Class: 3
- Packing Group: III
Isobutanol is typically used in paints and coatings. It has a medium boiling point and slow evaporation making it able to reduce viscosities while promoting flow and retarding brush. Other applications include as a chemical intermediate, cleansers, de-icing fluids, herbicides, nitrocellulose lacquers, polishes and textiles.
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