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82227 Sigma-Aldrich

Propylene carbonate

Selectophore, ≥99.0%

Synonym: 1,2-Propanediol cyclic carbonate, 4-Methyl-1,3-dioxolan-2-one

  • CAS Number 108-32-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C4H6O3

  • Molecular Weight 102.09

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 107913

  •  EC Number 203-572-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00005385

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329769239

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Properties

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grade   Selectophore
  for ion-selective electrodes
vapor pressure   0.13 mmHg ( 20 °C)
  0.98 mmHg ( 50 °C)
description   solvent for preparation of membranes
InChI Key   RUOJZAUFBMNUDX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
  ≥99.0%
autoignition temp.   851 °F
expl. lim.   14.3 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.421(lit.)
  n20/D 1.423
bp   240 °C(lit.)
mp   −55 °C(lit.)
density   1.204 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

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Application

It has been used to exfoliate graphite oxide by bath sonication. It has also been used to prepare 1M lithium perchlorate, which served as electrolyte in measurement of thin-film of orthorhombic Niobium pentoxide (Nb2O5).

General description

Propylene carbonate (PC) is an organic amide compound generally used as solvent in organic electrochemistry. It is considered as a high-permittivity component of electrolytes.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
FF9650000
Flash Point(F) 
240.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
116 °C
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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