Neopentyl alcohol

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Neopentyl alcohol[1]
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Names
IUPAC name
2,2-dimethylpropan-1-ol
Other names
tert-butyl carbinol
tert-butylmethanol
neoamyl alcohol
neopentanol
Identifiers
75-84-3 YesY
ChemSpider 6164 N
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PubChem 6404
Properties
C5H12O
Molar mass 88.15 g·mol−1
Density 0.812 g/mL at 20 °C
Melting point 52.5 °C (126.5 °F; 325.6 K)
Boiling point 113.5 °C (236.3 °F; 386.6 K)
36 g/L
Solubility very soluble in ethanol, diethyl ether
Thermochemistry
-399.4 kJ·mol−1
Hazards
Flash point 37 °C (99 °F; 310 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Neopentyl alcohol is a compound with formula C5H12O or (H3C-)3C-CH2OH. It is an alcohol derived from neopentane, or C(CH3)4.

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  1. ^ Lide, David R. (1998), Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (87 ed.), Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 3–228, 5–42, 8–102, 16–22, ISBN 0-8493-0594-2