Methyl isobutyrate

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Methyl isobutyrate
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Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Methyl 2-methylpropanoate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
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EC Number
  • 208-929-5
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C5H10O2/c1-4(2)5(6)7-3/h4H,1-3H3
    Key: BHIWKHZACMWKOJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • CC(C)C(=O)OC
Properties
C5H10O2
Molar mass 102.133 g·mol−1
Appearance Colorless liquid
Density 0.895 g/cm3
Melting point −85 °C (−121 °F; 188 K)
Boiling point 99–100 °C (210–212 °F; 372–373 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Methyl isobutyrate is an organic compound with the formula CH3O2CCH(CH3)2. This colorless liquid, the methyl ester of isobutyric acid, is used as a solvent.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stoye, D. "Solvents". Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH. doi:10.1002/14356007.a24_437.