World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

3-Methyl-3-pentanol

Article Id: WHEBN0025912668
Reproduction Date:

Title: 3-Methyl-3-pentanol  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Hexanols, Alcohols, 1-Hexacosanol, 2-Methyl-2-pentanol, 1-Decanol
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

3-Methyl-3-pentanol

3-Methyl-3-pentanol[1]
Identifiers
CAS number  N=
ChemSpider  YesY
ChEMBL  YesY
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C6H14O
Molar mass 102.174 g/mol
Appearance colorless liquid
Density 0.8286 g/cm3 at 20 °C
Melting point −23.6 °C (−10.5 °F; 249.6 K)
Boiling point 122.4 °C (252.3 °F; 395.5 K)
Solubility in water 45 g/L
Solubility miscible with ethanol, diethyl ether
Thermochemistry
Specific
heat capacity
C
293.4 J·mol-1·K-1 (liquid)
Hazards
MSDS http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9926087
Related compounds
Related compounds Hexanol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
 N   YesY/N?)

3-Methyl-3-pentanol (chemical compound and a tertiary hexanol. It is used in the synthesis of the tranquilizer emylcamate.[2]

Synthesis

It can be prepared by reacting ethylmagnesium bromide with ethyl acetate in the so called Grignard reaction using dried diethyl ether or tetrahydrofuran as solvent. It can be prepared also by reacting ethylmagnesium bromide with butanone in the same conditions already mentioned.

References

  1. ^ Lide, David R. (1998), Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (87 ed.), Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 3–400, 5–47, 8–106,  
  2. ^ Sittig, Marshall (1988), Pharmaceutical manufacturing encyclopedia 2 (2 ed.), William Andrew, pp. 555–556,  


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.