Isopentyl Alcohol Price Trends

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Chart Description

Procurement Resource provides prices of Isopentyl Alcohol for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About Isopentyl Alcohol:

Isopentyl Alcohol, a colorless liquid, is one of the many isomers of amyl alcohol. It has a mild, choking alcoholic odour. It is a by-product of gut microbial fermentation. Isopentyl Alcohol is also one of the major higher chain alcohols in alcoholic beverages and can be found in cider, wine, mead, beer, and spirits to varying degrees, being produced by the fermentation of starches. 

Chemical Formula of Isopentyl Alcohol:

  • C5H12O

Synonyms:

  • 123-51-3
  • Isoamyl alcohol
  • 3-Methyl-1-butanol
  • Isopentyl alcohol
  • 3-Methylbutan-1-ol
  • Isopentanol

Molecular Weight:    

  • 88.15 g/mol

Industrial Uses:

  • Food additive
  • Inexpensive solvent
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Manufacturing metals
  • Cosmetics and personal care products
  • Drugs
  • Paints and lubricants
  • Solids separation agent
  • Surface active agent
  • Denaturing ethanol (ethyl alcohol)
  • Wet gas additive 

Production Process:

  • Production of Isopentyl Alcohol via Chlorination; from Isobutylene via Oxo Process; and from Light Petroleum via Fractional Distillation

In the production of Isopentyl Alcohol via chlorination, pentane is dried over HCl, vaporised, and then combined with chlorine. The gas produced is further processed to obtain HCl and amyl chloride, which is then hydrolysed to finally produce Isopentyl Alcohol.
 
Suppliers Database:

  • BASF SE
  • SynQuest Laboratories (Central Glass Co., LTD.)
  • Acros Organics
  • Penta Manufacturing Company

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Methodology

The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).