Chemical synonyms:

   4-Methyl-2-Pentanol; MIBC; Isobutyl Methyl Carbinol

Product description

Eastman MIBC (Methyl Isobutyl Carbinol - 4-methyl-2-pentanol) is a colorless chemical compound primarily used in lube oil applications (as a chemical intermediate in manufacture of zinc dialkyldithiophosphate) and mining operations (as a flotation frother). It is also so used in smaller volumes as a coating solvent (in nitrocellulose and hot spray lacquers).


  • Diesel imed
  • Gasoline intermediates
  • Industrial fuel imeds
  • Mining

    Key attributes

    • Coupling Solvent for waterborne coatings
    • Latent solvent for coatings and inks
    • Non HAP Solvent
    • Slightly soluble in water and miscible in most organic solvents

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