tert-Amyl Isovalerate
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Title: tert-Amyl Isovalerate
CAS Registry Number: 542-37-0
CAS Name: 3-Methylbutanoic acid 1,1-dimethylpropyl ester
Additional Names: isovaleric acid tert-pentyl ester; tert-pentyl isovalerate; isovaleric acid tert-amyl ester
Molecular Formula: C10H20O2
Molecular Weight: 172.26
Percent Composition: C 69.72%, H 11.70%, O 18.58%
Line Formula: (CH3)2CHCH2COOC(CH3)2C2H5
Literature References: Prepd from trimethylethylene, isovaleric acid and zinc chloride: Beilstein vol. 2, 312.
Properties: Liquid, valerian odor and taste, bp 173-174°. d40 0.8729, d014 0.8608. Slightly sol in water; freely sol in alc; miscible with oils.
Boiling point: bp 173-174°
Density: d40 0.8729; d014 0.8608

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