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125733 Sigma-Aldrich

Phthalic anhydride

ReagentPlus®, 99%

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Properties

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grade   ReagentPlus®
vapor density   5.1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   LGRFSURHDFAFJT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   99%
autoignition temp.   1058 °F
expl. lim.   10.4 %
bp   284 °C(lit.)
mp   131-134 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

2.5 kg in poly drum

16 kg in fiber drum

Application

Phthalic anhydride may be used in the synthesis of the following compounds:
• pthalimide
• phenolphthalein
• anthracene

General description

Phthalic anhydride is an industrially important chemical. It can be prepared from o-xylene or naphthalene. It is widely used for the industrial preparation of plasticizers for PVC (polyvinyl chloride).

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
TI3150000
Flash Point(F) 
305.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
152 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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