Technical Data Sheet
4-Methyl-2-Pentanol; MIBC; Isobutyl Methyl Carbinol
Industrial fuel imeds
Coupling Solvent for waterborne coatings
Latent solvent for coatings and inks
Non HAP Solvent
Slightly soluble in water and miscible in most organic solvents
Eastman MIBC (Methyl Isobutyl Carbinol - 4-methyl-2-pentanol) is a colorless chemical compound primarily used in lube oil applications (as a chemical intermediate in manufacture of zinc dialkyldithiophosphate) and mining operations (as a flotation frother). It is also so used in smaller volumes as a coating solvent (in nitrocellulose and hot spray lacquers).
Typical Value, Units
Solubility in Water
38.9 C (102 F)
Specific Gravity @ 25°C
3.7 @ 20 C
Boiling Point @ 760 mm Hg
131.7 C (269.1 F)
0.81 kg/L (6.72 lb/gal F)
98.0 wt % min.
Seta Flash Closed Cup
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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