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Title: Amylene
CAS Registry Number: 513-35-9
CAS Name: 2-Methyl-2-butene
Additional Names: b-isoamylene; trimethylethylene
Molecular Formula: C5H10
Molecular Weight: 70.13
Percent Composition: C 85.63%, H 14.37%
Line Formula: (CH3)2C=CHCH3
Literature References: Prepd by dehydration of tert-amyl alcohol in the presence of p-toluenesulfonic acid: Applequist, Babad, J. Org. Chem. 27, 288 (1962); by disproportionation of isobutene with propylene or 2-butene: Banks, Regier, Ind. Eng. Chem. Prod. Res. Dev. 10, 46 (1971).
Properties: Liquid, bp 37.5-38.5°. Highly flammable, flash pt 0°F. d415 0.66. Disagreeable odor. Polymerizes on long standing. Practically insol in water. Miscible with alc, ether.
Boiling point: bp 37.5-38.5°
Flash point: flash pt 0°F
Density: d415 0.66
CAUTION: A simple asphyxiant.

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