isobutyl alcohol(redirected from C4H10O)
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isobutyl alcohol[¦ī·sō′byüd·əl ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(CH3)2CHCH2OH A colorless liquid that is a by-product of the synthetic production of methanol, boils at 107°C; soluble in water, ether, and alcohol; used as a solvent in paints and lacquers, in organic synthesis, and in resin coatings. Also known as isobutanol; isopropylcarbinol; 2-methyl-l-propanol.
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