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76260 Aldrich

Paraldehyde

≥97.0% (GC)

Synonym: 2,4,6-Trimethyl-1,3,5-trioxacyclohexane, s-Trimethyltrioxymethylene, Acetaldehyde trimer, NSC 9799, Paracetaldehyde

  • CAS Number 123-63-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H12O3

  • Molecular Weight 132.16

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 80142

  •  EC Number 204-639-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00036208

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57652629

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Properties

Related Categories Aldehydes, Building Blocks, C1 to C6, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis,
InChI Key   SQYNKIJPMDEDEG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥97.0% (GC)
drug control   USDEA Schedule IV
refractive index   n20/D 1.405
bp   123-124 °C
density   0.994 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)

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Application

Reactant involved in:
• Modified Sanford reaction
• Synthesis of N-arylbenzoquinaldinium derivatives with antimicrobial activity
• Hydroformylation of alkenylamines
• Studies of molecules with inhibitory activity against HIV-1 integrase
• Irregular Wittig reactions for the formation of α-hydroxyketones

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1264 - class 3 - PG 3 - Paraldehyde
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
YK0525000
Flash Point(F) 
75.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
24 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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