2-Methylpentane, trivially known as isohexane, is a branched-chain alkane with the molecular formula C6H14. It is a structural isomer of hexane composed of a methyl group bonded to the second carbon atom in a pentane chain.


Molar Weight86.18 g/mol
Melting Point-154 °C
Boiling Point62 °C

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Adhesives and Sealants
  • Solvents
  • Rubber


  • Rubber
  • Cleaning
  • Coatings & Construction

Synonyms: 2-Methyl-pentane

Chemical Formula: C6H14

CAS Number: 107-83-5