Alfa Aesar™ Isobutanol, 99%
Isobutanol is a reagent used in organic reactions. It is employed in the synthesis of new fluorinating reagents. It is also used in the lipase-catalyzed production of biodiesel as an energy source. It acts as a catalyst for the liquid-phase esterification of acetic acid by ion-exchange resins. Dehydration of fermented isobutanol is useful in the production of renewable chemicals and fuels.
Miscible with alcohol and diethyl ether. Partially miscible with water.
Avoid all sources of ignition. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapour.
May cause respiratory irritation.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
Causes skin irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ISOBUTANOL
RTECSNumber : NP9625000
TSCA : TSCA