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2-Methylpentane

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    • Molecular formula: C6H14
    • Molar mass: 86.175
    • CAS Registry Number: 107-83-5
    • Appearance: Hexanes, mixed isomers, Environmental Grade; 2-Methylpentane, 99+%; Hexanes, mixed isomers, Environmental Grade; 2-Methylpentane, 99+%; colourless liquid
    • Melting point: -154 °C
    • Boiling point: 59 to 60 °C
    • Solubility: Water, 14 mg/L (25 deg C)
    • Safety sheet: Not available
    • Spectra: ChemSpider (IR), NMRShiftDB 13C NMR, Massbank MS (123456), also check on SDBSAdd Spectra (Help).

    From Wikipedia

    2-Methylpentane, trivially known as isohexane, is a branched-chain alkane with the molecular formula C6H14. It is a structural isomer of hexane composed of a methyl group bonded to the second carbon atom in a pentane chain.

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    Other names

    2-Methylpentane (IUPAC Name); 2-methyl-pentane; isohexane