Isoamyl alcohol is a colorless, clear liquid with the chemical formula (CH3)2CHCH2CH2OH and the CAS # 123-51-3. The nontoxic compound has a mild, choking disagreeable odor. It is less dense than water, soluble in water, and floats on water. Its main use in industry is as a food additive and flavoring agent. It is manufactured from light petroleum by fractional distillation.
Isoamyl alcohol is a liquid packed in bulk (rail, tanktruck, Isotank). Drums and IBC’s available on prior request.
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