Appearance: colorless, slightly oily to the touch, liquid with the smell of fusel oils
Chemical formula: C4H10O
Synonym: 2-methylpropanol-1, isobutyl alcohol
International name: isobutil
UN classification: UN hazard class: 3; UN packing group: III
Main substance content: not less than 99.3%
Solubility: Fully miscible with common organic solvents. Its solubility in water is 8.5% by weight. at 20 ° C, 7.5% wt. at 30 ° C, while the concentration of a saturated solution of water in isobutyl alcohol is 15% wt. at 20 ° C and 17.3% wt. at 30 ° C. Isobutyl alcohol forms azeotropic mixtures with water and toluene containing 67-70% and 44.5% isobutyl alcohol and boiling at 89.8 ° C and 101.2 ° C, respectively.
Shelf life: 3 years
Storage: Isobutyl alcohol is stored in specially equipped metal containers or manufacturer's packaging in covered warehouses, under a canopy or in a warehouse in compliance with the current rules for storing flammable substances.
ATTENTION! When working with isobutyl alcohol, personal protective equipment is used: a filtering gas mask with a box of grade A in accordance with GOST 12.4.121 or with a combined filter DOT, goggles, type PO-1. When loading and unloading operations, strictly observe the rules of protection against static electricity in the production of chemical, petrochemical and oil refining industries.