Pinacolyl alcohol

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Pinacolyl alcohol[1]
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Names
Preferred IUPAC name
3,3-Dimethylbutan-2-ol
Other names
3,3-Dimethyl-2-butanol
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
C6H14O
Molar mass 102.174 g/mol
Density 0.8122 g/cm3
Melting point 5.6 °C (42.1 °F; 278.8 K)
Boiling point 120.4 °C (248.7 °F; 393.5 K)
25 g/L
Solubility very soluble in ethanol, diethyl ether
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Pinacolyl alcohol is a common name for 3,3-dimethyl-2-butanol, also known as pine alcohol. Pinacolyl alcohol's molecular formula is C6H14O and is a secondary alcohol.

Pinacolyl alcohol appears on the List of Schedule 2 substances (CWC) as a precursor for the nerve agent Soman.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lide, David R. (1998), Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (87 ed.), Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 3–214, 8–106, ISBN 0-8493-0594-2 

External links[edit]

  • [1] IPCS INTOX Databank