Iso Amyl Bromide is known as 3-Methylbutanol, 3-Methylbutan-1-ol, as Isoamyl alcohol, 3-Methyl-1-butanol, Isopentanol, Isobutylcarbinol, Isoamylol, 1-Butanol with Molecular Formula of C5H12O and Molecular Weight of 88.14818.
It is manufactured from isobutylene using oxo process as well as from light petroleum through fractional distillation. Available in oily, clear liquid/colorless liquid form, it has a characteristic, disagreeable odor with s pungent, repulsive taste.
Some of its properties include Boiling Point of 132.5°C, Melting Point of-117.2°C, Critical Temperature and Pressure Critical temperature of 307°K and Density / Specific Gravity of 0.813 @ 15°C / 4°C. Further, it has solubility in acetone and water (2.67X10+4 mg / l @ 25°C).