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8.18567 EMD Millipore

(R)-(+)-1,2-Propylene oxide

(R)-(+)-1,2-Propylene oxide for synthesis. CAS 15448-47-2, molar mass 58.07 g/mol., for synthesis

Synonym: (R)-(+)-1,2-Epoxypropane, (R)-(+)-Methyloxirane

  • CAS Number 15448-47-2

  • Linear Formula C₃H₆O

  • Molecular Weight 58.07 g/mol

  •  EC Number 200-879-2



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packaging   1 ml in Glass bottle (8185670001)
bp   34 - 35 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     1.9 - 37 %(V)
vapor pressure   588 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   405 g/l
density   0.829 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   -37 °C
autoignition temp.   430 °C DIN 51794
mp   -112 °C
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 380 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit 1243 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store at <= 20°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 98.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.829 - 0.832
  Spec. rotation [α²0/D (undiluted): +13.0 - +15.0 °
  Identity (IR): passes test

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Safety Information

HS Code 
2910 20 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H340: May cause genetic defects.
H350: May cause cancer.
H224: Extremely flammable liquid and vapour.
H302 + H312 + H332: Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P201: Obtain special instructions before use.
P210: Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking.
P240: Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
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 + P313: IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/ attention.
P403 + P233: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
Storage class 
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 3 highly water endangering
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled "Highly toxic" or "Toxic": container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS02  GHS02
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS08  GHS08
Hazard Symbols 
Highly Flammable  Highly Flammable
Hazard Symbols 
Toxic  Toxic
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 1280 , 3, I
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 1280 , 3, I
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 1280 , 3, I
Categories of danger 
carcinogenic, mutagenic, harmful, extremely flammable, irritant
R Phrase 
R 45-46-20/21/22-12-36/37/38
May cause cancer.May cause heritable genetic damage.Also harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.Extremely flammable.Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
S Phrase 
S 53-45
Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
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