Isobutanol is an alcohol with the chemical formula C4H10O It is also known as methyl propanol.



As with any chemical product, it is essential to follow appropriate safety guidelines when handling isobutanol. This may include the use of personal protective equipment, handling in a well-ventilated environment, and compliance with local regulations on chemical safety.

Appearance: Colorless liquid with a characteristic odor.

Solubility: Slightly soluble in water.


  • Solvent: Used as a solvent in various industrial applications, particularly in the manufacturing of paints, varnishes, coatings, and chemicals.
  • Chemical Industry: Employed in the production of various chemical compounds.
  • Consumer Products: Occasionally used in products such as detergents and cleaning agents.
  • Fuels: Can be used as a component in the production of certain biofuels.


  • It has a characteristic odor.
  • It is flammable.
  • As an alcohol, it possesses solvent properties.
  • Its slight solubility in water makes it more soluble than some other alcohols in this class.

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Other names
2-Methyl-1-propanol, isobutyl alcohol

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