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(R)-(-)-sec-butyl alcohol

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CAS Number: 14898-79-4Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:238-967-8
Nikkaji Web:J9.277K
Beilstein Number:1718764
XlogP3:0.60 (est)
Molecular Weight:74.12290000
Formula:C4 H10 O
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Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.80700 to 0.81000 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 6.723 to 6.748
Refractive Index:1.39600 to 1.39800 @ 20.00 °C.
Optical Rotation:-14.0 to -11.0
Boiling Point: 97.00 to 100.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:12.500000 mmHg @ 20.00 °C.
Vapor Density:2.6 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 72.00 °F. TCC ( 22.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 0.683 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 1.304e+005 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: oily
oily winey fruity
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. oily wine
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
(R)-butan-2-ol ≥98%, ≥95%e.e.
Changzhou Longo Chemical
Glentham Life Sciences
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
(R)-(-)-2-Butanol 99%
For experimental / research use only.
(R)-(-)-2-Butanol >99.0%(GC)
Safety Information:
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Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
information only not used for fragrances or flavors
Recommendation for (R)-(-)-2-butanol usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for (R)-(-)-2-butanol flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :84682
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WGK Germany:3
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Pubchem (cid):84682
Pubchem (sid):135041444
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Export Tariff Code:2905.14.5050
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Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 found in nature
2-butanol, (2R)-
2-butanol, (R)-
(R)-(-)-sec-butyl alcohol


PubMed:Chemical and Physical Cues Synergistically Affect Mating Behavior Sequences of Male Dasylepida ishigakiensis (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae).
PubMed:Enantioselective, continuous (R)- and (S)-2-butanol synthesis: Achieving high space-time yields with recombinant E. coli cells in a micro-aqueous, solvent-free reaction system.
PubMed:Age-dependent changes in the ratio of (R)- and (S)-2-butanol released by virgin females of Dasylepida ishigakiensis (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae).
PubMed:Synthesis of short-chain diols and unsaturated alcohols from secondary alcohol substrates by the Rieske nonheme mononuclear iron oxygenase MdpJ.
PubMed:Intermolecular chiral assemblies in R(-) and S(+) 2-butanol detected by microcalorimetry measurements.
PubMed:Mating disruption by a synthetic sex pheromone in the white grub beetle Dasylepida ishigakiensis (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in the laboratory and sugarcane fields.
PubMed:The substrate binding cavity of particulate methane monooxygenase from Methylosinus trichosporium OB3b expresses high enantioselectivity for n-butane and n-pentane oxidation to 2-alcohol.
PubMed:Mechanistic studies of C-C bond cleavage of nitriles by dinuclear metal cryptates.
PubMed:Compound-specific nitrogen isotope analysis of D-alanine, L-alanine, and valine: application of diastereomer separation to delta15N and microbial peptidoglycan studies.
PubMed:Influence of water-miscible organic solvents on kinetics and enantioselectivity of the (R)-specific alcohol dehydrogenase from Lactobacillus brevis.
PubMed:Modelling neurotransmitter functions: a laser spectroscopic study of (1S,2S)-N-methyl pseudoephedrine and its complexes with achiral and chiral molecules.
PubMed:Separation of enantiomers in microemulsion electrokinetic chromatography using chiral alcohols as cosurfactants.
PubMed:The stereoselectivity and catalytic properties of Xanthobacter autotrophicus 2-[(R)-2-Hydroxypropylthio]ethanesulfonate dehydrogenase are controlled by interactions between C-terminal arginine residues and the sulfonate of coenzyme M.
PubMed:Enantioselective chemisorption on a chirally modified surface in ultrahigh vacuum: adsorption of propylene oxide on 2-butoxide-covered palladium(111).
PubMed:R2PI Study of intermolecular hydrogen bond in solvent-free chiral complexes.
PubMed:Short-range interactions within molecular complexes formed in supersonic beams: structural effects and chiral discrimination
PubMed:The enantiomeric purity of alcohols formed by enzymatic reduction of ketones can be improved by optimisation of the temperature and by using a high co-substrate concentration.
PubMed:Substrate specificity and stereoselectivity of horse liver alcohol dehydrogenase. Kinetic evaluation of binding and activation parameters controlling the catalytic cycles of unbranched, acyclic secondary alcohols and ketones as substrates of the native and active-site-specific Co(II)-substituted enzyme.
PubMed:Simultaneous determination of D- and L-malic acids in apple juice by gas chromatography.
PubMed:Occurrence of multiple forms of alcohol dehydrogenase in Penicillium supplemented with 2,3-butanediol.
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