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110205 Aldrich

(±)-Propylene oxide

ReagentPlus®, ≥99%

Synonym: (±)-Methyloxirane, 1,2-Epoxypropane

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Properties

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grade   ReagentPlus®
vapor density   2 (vs air)
vapor pressure   29.43 psi ( 55 °C)
  8.59 psi ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   GOOHAUXETOMSMM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99%
autoignition temp.   1378 °F
expl. lim.   37 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.366(lit.)
bp   34 °C(lit.)
mp   −112 °C(lit.)
density   0.83 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

1 L in Sure/Seal™

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100, 500 mL in Sure/Seal™

18 L in Kilo-Lab™

Application

Used in the production of polyether polyols, propylene glycols, propylene glycol ethers.Used as an intermediate to produce ammonium type complex to remove thin films of petroleum from water surfaces.

General description

(±)-Propylene oxide is an organic compound used as an intermediate in several chemical reactions. It readily reacts with active hydrogen atoms.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
RIDADR 
UN1280 - class 3 - PG 1 - Propylene oxide
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
TZ2975000
Flash Point(F) 
-34.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-37 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Propylene Oxide Enantiomers on Astec® CHIRALDEX® A-TA

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Propylene Oxide Enantiomers on Astec® CHIRALDEX® A-TA
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Separation

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15

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