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82320 Aldrich

(±)-Propylene oxide

puriss. p.a., ≥99.5% (GC)

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

  • CAS Number 75-56-9

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C3H6O

  • Molecular Weight 58.08

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 79763

  •  EC Number 200-879-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00005126

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24887962

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical Reagents, Analytical Reagents for General Use, Analytical/Chromatography, Epoxide Monomers, Materials Science,
vapor density   2 (vs air)
vapor pressure   29.43 psi ( 55 °C)
  8.59 psi ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   GOOHAUXETOMSMM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
grade   puriss. p.a.
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
autoignition temp.   1378 °F
expl. lim.   37 %
impurities   ≤0.1% water
evapn. residue   ≤0.005%
refractive index   n20/D 1.366(lit.)
  n20/D 1.366
bp   34 °C(lit.)
mp   −112 °C(lit.)
density   0.83 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
cation traces   Al: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤0.05 mg/kg
  Co: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  K: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Li: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Na: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤0.1 mg/kg

Description

Application

Propylene oxide may be used in the production of polyether polyols, propylene glycols, propylene glycol ethers.

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 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
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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