Tert-Butanol CAS 75-65-0

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  • Appearance: Colorless liquid
  • Purity: 99. 0%min
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Basic Info of Tert-Butanol

What is Tert-Butanol?

Tert-butyl alcohol (TBA, tert-butylalcohol), likewise called trimethyl methanol, 2-methyl-2-propanol, and so on, forms four isomers of butanol along with n-butanol, isobutanol, as well as sec-butanol. The pure product is an anemic crystal, a colorless unpredictable liquid in the presence of a small amount of water, with a camphor-like smell, hygroscopic, combustible, as well as has higher toxicity and also numbing residential properties than various other alcohols. These residential properties make tert-butanol a helpful solvent and additive, among one of the most commonly made use of petrochemicals.

Tert-butanol has been utilized for a range of other functions, including as a drying out representative and also solvent. tert-Butanol is a polar organic solvent that can be used in massive applications such as the manufacture of fragrances, perfumes and paint strippers. It is likewise utilized as a denaturant for ethanol.

Tert-butanol is likewise utilized in the manufacture of methyl methacrylate plastics and flotation units. Cosmetic and food-related usages include the manufacture of scents and also, due to its camphor-like scent, synthetic musks, fruit tastes and perfumes (HSDB, 2007). It is made use of for the finishing of metal as well as cardboard food containers (Cal/EPA, 1999) and industrial cleaning substances, as well as for chemical extraction in pharmaceutical applications (HSDB, 2007).

Tert-Butanol Uses

  1. Tert-butanol is a vital intermediate of the pesticides thiazide, hydrazine, tebufenozide, and so on, the acaricide pyridaben, as well as the herbicide sec-butylene.
  2. Salt tert-butoxide is an important intermediate in the chemical market. Sodium alkoxide application, generally used for pyrethroid cyclization response. It frequently changes n-butanol as a solvent for finishes and medicines. Made use of as an internal burning engine gas additive (to stop carburetor freezing) as well as an antiknock agent.
  3. Tert-butyl alcohol is a type of tertiary alcohol, in which isobutane is replaced by hydroxyl at position 2. It has the feature of human metametabolite. It originates from the hydride of isobutane.
  4. Tert-butyl alcohol is used as solvent, ethanol denaturant, paint remover, gasoline octane number enhancer and oxygenator. It is a chemical intermediate used to react with methanol and ethanol to produce methyl tert butyl ether (MTBE) and ethyl tert butyl ether (ETBE) respectively, and with hydrogen peroxide to produce tert butyl hydrogen peroxide (TBHP).

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Production Method of Tert-Butanol

  • Sulfuric acid hydration method
    Hydration by isobutene and sulfuric acid: Generally, the mixed C4 fraction after extraction of butadiene is used as raw material, and under the conditions of 0.7MPa and 15℃, it is esterified with 60-70% sulfuric acid, and 99% of isobutene is absorbed to form tert-butyl. base sulfate, and then hydrolyzed to generate tert-butanol, desorbed by water vapor, separated from water, refined and purified to obtain the finished product.
  • Ion exchange resin hydration method
    The mixed C4 fraction and soft water are hydrated in the presence of cation exchange resin to form tert-butanol, which is layered and concentrated to obtain 85% tert-butanol.
  • Co-oxidation of propylene and butane
  • Direct hydration method
    A high-concentration heteropolyacid aqueous solution is used as a catalyst. The isobutene in the mixed C4 is selectively hydrated to produce tert-butanol.

Preparation of Tert-Butanol

Tert butanol is utilized as a solvent, ethanol denaturant, paint eliminator component, fuel octane number marketer, and oxygenator. It is a chemical intermediate utilized to react with methanol as well as ethanol to generate methyl tert butyl ether (MTBE) and ethyl tert butyl ether (ETBE), specifically, as well as to respond with hydrogen peroxide to create tert butyl hydroperoxide (TBHP).

Readily, tert butanol is derived from isobutane as a byproduct of epoxy gas production. It can additionally be generated by catalytic hydration of isobutene or Grignard response in between acetone as well as methylmagnesium chloride.

Because of the formation of an azeotrope with water, filtration can not be attained via straightforward distillation, although the first drying out of a solvent consisting of a huge quantity of water is carried out by adding benzene to create a tertiary azeotrope and also distilling off the water. By drying with calcium oxide (CaO), potassium carbonate (K 2 CO 3), calcium sulfate (CaSO 4), or magnesium sulfate (MgSO 4), and then fractionating to remove a small amount of water. Anhydrous tertiary is further refluxed and also distilled from magnesium triggered with iodine or alkali metals such as salt or potassium to obtain – butanol. Other methods consist of utilizing 4 Å molecular sieves, tert butanol light weight aluminum, calcium hydride (CaH 2), or fractional condensation in an inert atmosphere.


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  2. tert-Butanol – PubChem

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