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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ 2-Heptanol (Methyl Amyl Carbinol)

Chemical Synonym
  • MAC
  • Lubricants
Key Attributes
  • Low water miscibility
  • Non-HAP
  • Non-SARA
  • Predicted to be readily biodegradable*
  • Slow evaporation rate

Product Description
Eastman™ 2-heptanol is a 7-carbon straight chain oxo alcohol having a slight odor. It has a minimum assay of 99% and is supplied as the d,l mixture. It is a colorless stable liquid having a boiling point of 160° C. It is miscible with most common organic solvents and slightly soluble in water.

*Modeled using The Estimation Programs Interface (EPI) Suite™ (EPA), BIOWIN v4.10 module

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Specific Gravity 
     @ 20°C0.819
Vapor Pressure 
     @ 25°C0.88 mm Hg
Vapor Density4
Boiling Point 
     @ 760 mm Hg159.5 °C (319.1 °F)
     in Water4 g/L
Flash Point 
     Setaflash Closed Cup66 °C (150.8 °F)
     @ 20°C0.82 kg/L (6.83 lb/gal)
Assay99.0 wt % min.

Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

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