isobutyl alcohol


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isobutyl alcohol

[¦ī·sō′byüd·əl ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
(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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At present, the octanol is in smooth sale in Chinese market and the price intends to increase; compared with octanol, the isobutyl alcohol was sufficient in supplies and the price was comparatively steady in 2007, but the price was cut down sharply because of the reduction in the demands of the downstream.