3-Methyl-2-pentanol

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3-Methyl-2-pentanol[1]
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Names
Preferred IUPAC name
3-Methylpentan-2-ol
Other names
3-Methyl-2-pentanol
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.008.438
Properties
C6H14O
Molar mass 102.174 g/mol
Appearance colorless liquid
Density 0.8307 g/cm3 at 20 °C
Boiling point 134.3 °C (273.7 °F; 407.4 K)
19 g/L
Solubility soluble in ethanol, diethyl ether
Thermochemistry
275.9 J·mol−1·K−1 (liquid)
Related compounds
Related compounds
Hexanol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

3-Methyl-2-pentanol (IUPAC name: 3-methylpentan-2-ol) is an organic chemical compound. It has been identified as a component of hops.[2] Its presence in urine can be used to test for exposure to 3-methylpentane.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lide, David R. (1998), Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (87 ed.), Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 3–398, 5–47, 8–106, ISBN 0-8493-0594-2 
  2. ^ Jackson, John F.; Linskens, Hans F. (2002), Analysis of taste and aroma, Springer, p. 83, ISBN 978-3-540-41753-8, retrieved 2010-01-22 
  3. ^ Lauwerys, Robert R.; Hoet, Perrine (2001), Industrial chemical exposure: guidelines for biological monitoring, CRC Press, p. 190, ISBN 978-1-56670-545-5, retrieved 2010-01-22