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2 Methyl 1 butanol

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Related compounds  Amyl alcohol
Density  815 kg/m³
Solubility in water  31 kg/m³
Formula  C5H12O
Molar mass  88.148 g/mol
Appearance  colorless liquid
2-Methyl-1-butanol 2Methyl1butanol Wikipedia

2-Methyl-1-butanol (IUPAC name, also called active amyl alcohol) is an organic chemical compound.

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It is one of the components of the aroma of Tuber melanosporum, the black truffle.

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It is used as a solvent and an intermediate in the manufacture of other chemicals. 2-Methyl-1-butanol is a component of many mixtures of amyl alcohols sold industrially.

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2-Methyl-1-butanol 2Methyl1butanol CAS 137326 806031

2-Methyl-1-butanol can be derived from fusel oil (because it occurs naturally in fruits such as grapes) or manufactured by either the oxo process or via the halogenation of pentane.

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