TERMIUM Plus®

The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

(CH3)2CHCHO [1 record]

Record 1 2013-08-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
Universal entry(ies)
C4H8O
formula, see observation
(CH3)2CHCHO
formula, see observation
78-84-2
CAS number
DEF

A chemical compound which appears under the form of a transparent, highly refractive, colourless liquid with a pungent odour, is soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water, and is used as an intermediate for rubber antioxidants and accelerators, for neopentyl glycol, in the synthesis of amino acids, cellulose esters, flavors, etc.

OBS

2-methylpropanal: form recommended by the IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry).

OBS

Also known under the following commercial designations: NCI-C60968; UN 2045.

OBS

alpha: The word must be replaced by the corresponding Greek letter or italicized.

OBS

Chemical formula: C4H8O or (CH3)2CHCHO

Key term(s)
  • a-methylpropionaldehyde

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
C4H8O
formula, see observation
(CH3)2CHCHO
formula, see observation
78-84-2
CAS number
OBS

2-méthylpropanal : forme recommandée par l'UICPA (Union internationale de chimie pure et appliquée).

OBS

Formule chimique : C4H8O ou (CH3)2CHCHO

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Elementos y compuestos químicos
Entrada(s) universal(es)
C4H8O
formula, see observation
(CH3)2CHCHO
formula, see observation
78-84-2
CAS number
OBS

Líquido refrigerante, transparente e incoloro. Soluble en alcohol e insoluble en agua. Muy inflamable, tóxico e irritante.

OBS

Fórmula química: C4H8O o (CH3)2CHCHO

Save record 1

Copyright notice for the TERMIUM Plus® data bank

© Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2021
TERMIUM Plus®, the Government of Canada's terminology and linguistic data bank
A product of the Translation Bureau

Features

Language Portal of Canada

Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Writing tools

The Language Portal’s writing tools have a new look! Easy to consult, they give you access to a wealth of information that will help you write better in English and French.

Glossaries and vocabularies

Access Translation Bureau glossaries and vocabularies.

Date Modified: