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Acrolein

contains hydroquinone as stabilizer, 90%

Synonym: 2-Propenal

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Properties

Related Categories Aldehydes, Building Blocks, C1 to C6, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis,
vapor density   1.94 (vs air)
vapor pressure   4.05 psi ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   HGINCPLSRVDWNT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   90%
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   428 °F
contains   hydroquinone as stabilizer
expl. lim.   31 %
impurities   <10% water and cyclic dimer
refractive index   n20/D 1.403(lit.)
bp   53 °C(lit.)
mp   −87 °C(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble2 to 3 parts
  alcohol: soluble
  benzene: miscible
  diethyl ether: miscible
density   0.839 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

25, 500 mL in Sure/Seal™

Application

Acrolein has been used in the preparation of monomeric and dimeric β-hydroxypropionaldehyde in a hydration reaction.

General description

Acrolein causes transient urothelial loss and exposes local afferent terminals to a toxic environment.

Acrolein is a metabolite that is generated by catabolic pathaways via many oxidases.

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Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Corrosive to the respiratory tract.
RIDADR 
UN1092 - class 6.1 - PG 1 - Acrolein, stabilized
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
AS1050000
Flash Point(F) 
-20.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-29 °C
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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