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Propionic anhydride

Propionic anhydride for synthesis. CAS 123-62-6, pH 2.5 (100 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C) (calculated on the free acid)., for synthesis

  • CAS Number 123-62-6

  • Linear Formula C₆H₁₀O₃

  • Molecular Weight 130.14 g/mol

  •  EC Number 204-638-2



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packaging   100 ml in Glass bottle (8006080100)
bp   167 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     1.3 - 9.5 %(V)
vapor pressure   1 hPa (20 °C)
density   1.01 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   63 °C
autoignition temp.   285 °C
mp   -45 °C
pH   2.5 (100 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C) (calculated on the free acid)
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 2360 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit 10000 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 98.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 1.009 - 1.011
  Identity (IR): passes test

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Safety Information

HS Code 
2915 90 70
Hazard Statement(s) 
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308 + P310: IF exposed or concerned: immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
Storage class 
8A Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Organic acid halides, anhydrides and isocyanates can be added dropwise to an excess of methanol (Cat. No. 822283) to convert them into the corresponding methyl esters or methyl carbamates. If necessary, neutralize with sodium hydroxide solution (Cat. No. 105587). Fill into container A.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS05  GHS05
Hazard Symbols 
Corrosive  Corrosive
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 2496 , 8, III
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 2496 , 8, III
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 2496 , 8, III, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Categories of danger 
R Phrase 
R 34
Causes burns.
S Phrase 
S 26-36/37/39-45
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
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